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The birth of CIMMYT: pioneering the idea and ideals of international agricultural research
The birth of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico was an experiment in applying the idea of international agricultural research for development and the ideals for designing international ...
Informe Anual del CIMMYT 2012: La investigacion agrícola para el desarrollo mejora la seguridad
El trabajo del CIMMYT y sus numerosos y valiosos colaboradores de los sistemas de producción de maíz y trigo es más importante que nunca en la historia del centro. La creciente población de nuestro planeta, el cambio en ...
Maize CRP Annual Report 2013
(CIMMYT; IITA, 2014)
2013 witnessed the strengthening of many new and existing partner collaborations. Building on the rapid response of MAIZE and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) in 2012 to the outbreak of the deadly maize ...
2013 Maize CRP Annual Report for the Consortium and the Fund Council
(CGIAR Research Program on Maize, )
MAIZE is a highly collaborative program that contributes to 10 of the 11 Intermediate Development Outcomes (IDOs) of the CGIAR – productivity, food security, income, gender, capacity to innovate and adapt, environment, ...
1995/96 World wheat facts and trends: understanding global trends in the use of wheat diversity and international flows of wheat genetic resources
This document describes wheat's origins and the flows of germplasm between various regions of the world. It summarizes some of the tools biological and social scientists use to measure genetic diversity. It examines patterns ...
China/CIMMYT Collaboration on wheat breeding and germplasm exchange: results of 10 years of shuttle breeding (1984-1994)
Maintaining a fruitful working relationship with a country such as China is indispensible for CIMMYT, whose mandate is to improve the productivity and sustainability of wheat and maize production systems all over the ...
Wheat breeders' perspectives on genetic diversity and germplasm use: findings from an international survey
Although there is much debate about the role of scientific plant breeding in the possible reduction of genetic diversity in commercially grown crop plants, few studies have recorded breeders' actual use of materials and ...
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 ...
Maize - global alliance for improving food security and the livelihoods of the resource-poor in the developing world: proposal submitted by CIMMYT and IITA to the CGIAR Consortium Board
Recurrent food price crises—combined with the global financial meltdown, volatile energy prices, natural resource depletion, and climate change—threaten the livelihoods of millions of poor people. Together with rice and ...
Book of abstracts: Arnel R. Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding
This publication contains 120 extended abstracts, with key data and results, for many speakers' presentations and all posters exhibited at the Arnel R Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding, 17-22 August 2003, ...