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Threat of wheat blast to South Asia’s food security: an ex-ante analysis
(Public Library of Science, 2018)
New biotic stresses have emerged around the globe over the last decades threatening food safety and security. In 2016, scientists confirmed the presence of the devastating wheat-blast disease in Bangladesh, South Asia?its ...
Major Accomplishments 2012-2014
The Government of India (GOI) and the CIMMYT signed an agreement on October 5, 2011 to set up a new research institute named after the renowned agricultural scientist and Nobel Laureate, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug. The new ...
Increasing wheat productivity in the context of Pakistan's irrigated cropping systems: A view from the farmers' field
(PARC; CIMMYT, 1986)
Over 85 percent of wheat area in Pakistan is now sown to high yielding varieties and the national average fertilizer application for wheat is nearly 90kg/ha of nutrients. Further increases in wheat yields will come about ...
Biophysical and socio-economic characterization of cereal production systems of Central Nepal
The domestic food security of Nepal is critically depended on the sustainability of the cereal production systems of Central Nepal Terai region, as the major share of nation's cereal production comes from the agro-ecological ...
Borlaugh Institute for South Asia: CIMMYT is uniquely positioned to tackle the challenges in India
Over the next decades, food security and economic development in South Asia and India will be increasingly and most drastically affected by the negative impacts of climate change, rapidly fal ling ground water tables lack ...