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CIMMYT Annual Report 2002-2003: Innovation for development
Last year my message described how diversity was essential to CIMMYT’s research and integral to its character as an organization. I concluded by discussing our plans to develop a mission and strategy that would build on ...
Focusing on food safety, CIMMYT researchers develop experimental maize and wheat varieties that better resist fungal diseases and pests in the field and in storage, as well as cropping and grain storage practices that help ...
Tillage and residue management effects on soil quality in maize and wheat systems in the highlands of Central Mexico
(CIMMYT; Wageningen University, 2008)
Intensively cropped highlands areas in the tropics and sub-tropics are susceptible to erosion and declining soil fertility resulting in unsustainable agriculture. Conservation Agriculture has been proposed as an alternative ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1998-1999: Science to sustain people and the environment
The message of this year's annual report is a simple one, but it bears repeating: at CIMMYT we conduct essential science to meet people's essential needs for food, for income, and for a healthy environment. We and our ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2003-2004: Adding value for development
This publication shows how CIMMYT and partners applied quality science in 2003-04 to add value to crops and cropping systems, innovation networks and training activities, and global public goods, thereby improving the ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 2007-2008: Science for farmers and a better food future
After decades of stability, world food prices have jumped more than 80% since 2005. Recent good harvests have brought prices down, but not to pre-2005 levels, and most economists expect food costs to remain at much higher ...
Ten years with NAFTA: a review of the literature and an analysis of farmer responses in Sonora and Veracruz, Mexico
(Congressional Hunger Center; CIMMYT, 2006)
This report reviews recent literature regarding impacts of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA, launched in 1994) on maize and wheat farming in Mexico. A basic overview of maize and wheat production in Mexico ...
Science for farmers and a better food future
Modeling temperature response in wheat and maize
During the workshop “Modeling Temperature Response in Wheat and Maize,” held from 23 to 25 April 2001 at CIMMYT’s headquarters at El Batan, Mexico, participants examined various approaches for modeling temperature effects ...
Impacts of international research on intertemporal yield stability in wheat and maize: an economic assessment
Critics of modern maize and wheat varieties (MVs) have suggested that, in developing countries, yields of these varieties vary more from season to season than yields of farmers’ traditional varieties, thereby exposing ...