pest and disease resistance


tag icon Environmental health and biodiversity

The detection of a Ug99 race in Nepal highlights the effectiveness of the wheat rust surveillance and monitoring systems developed by CIMMYT and partners.


tag icon Gender equality, youth and social inclusion

A study by CIMMYT found a positive association between women’s role in household decisions concerning crop production and the adoption and turnover of rust-resistant wheat varieties.


tag icon Climate adaptation and mitigation

Genetic trials in the region will continue throughout 2024 and 2025 to establish a baseline for genetic gains and to enable the assessment of the breeding pipeline’s progress in the coming years.