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CIMMYT in Mexico: the cradle of global agricultural innovation
Mexico has been CIMMYT’s host country and partner since the organization’s founding in 1966, and has contributed substantively to CIMMYT work with farmers, other partners and donors across the developing world. Through ...
Partner survey for the CGIAR Research Program WHEAT: national and international priorities and engagement
This document analyzes 92 responses to a 2012 survey sent by the CGIAR Research Program WHEAT to its more than 200 partners regarding their institutional priorities, engagement and activities under WHEAT strategic initiatives, ...
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 ...
Overview: transitioning wheat research to serve the future needs of the developing world
For millennia wheat has provided daily sustenance for a large proportion of the world's population. It is produced in a wide range of climatic environments and geographic regions. During 2004-2006, the global annual harvested ...
Addressing wheat sterility trough nutrient management
Grain set failure or sterility in wheat is an important yield constraint in the rice-wheat system of South and Southeast Asian countries including Bangladesh occurring in some years but not in others. Wheat sterility was ...
Report: ATSE crawford fund - CIMMYT master class in soil borne pathogens of cereals
The course on Soil Borne Pathogens of Cereals was suggested by Dr Julie Nicol, CIMMYT Pathologist, who is based in the CIMMYT Regional office in Turkey. Dr Hans Braun (Head of this regional office) has been well aware of ...
CIMMYT 1984 Annual report
CIMMYT's primary research thrust is to assist crop scientists from developing countries to produce improved maize, wheat, and triticale varieties that are capable of high and dependable yields on farmers' fields. Priority ...
CIMMYT 1983 Annual report
CIMMYT's primary research thrust is to assist crop scientists from developing countries to produce improved maize, wheat, triticale, and barley varieties that are capable of high and dependable yields on farmers' fields. ...
CIMMYT Report on wheat improvement 1984
World wheat production in 1984 reached about 520 million metric tons (MT), exceeding the previous year's record. Among developed nations, the countries of Western and Eastern Europe experienced the greatest increases; ...
CIMMYT in 1993: Helping the poor through innovative agricultural research
We begin our report with examples of innovative efforts to build better plants - new maize and wheat varieties with improved yield potential, greater efficiency in the use of scarce agricultural resources, and stronger ...