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An early warning system to predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia
(IOP Publishing, 2019)
Wheat rust diseases pose one of the greatest threats to global food security, including subsistence farmers in Ethiopia. The fungal spores transmitting wheat rust are dispersed by wind and can remain infectious after ...
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 ...
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 ...
Impacts of international wheat improvement research, 1994-2014, and the need for secure funding
Improved wheat varieties developed using CGIAR breeding lines, either in crosses or as direct releases, cover more than 100 million hectares – nearly two-thirds of the area sown to improved wheat worldwide, new research ...
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What the world eats: wheat
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ICARDA and CIMMYT: harnessing the power of partnership in wheat improvement
(ICARDA; CIMMYT, 2004)
In the dry agroecologies of the Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) region, especially in the cold highland areas, rural farming communities depend on wheat for food and income. These communities face formidable ...
Food security in Bangladesh: Improving wheat, maize and papaya production, and impacts of arsenic contamination - USAID Grant No.388-G-00-02-00070-00.
(USAID; CIMMYT, 2007)
The USAID funded project 'Food Security in Bangladesh: Improving Wheat, Maize and Papaya Production, and Impacts of Arsenic Contamination' was designed to enhance food production through agronomic research and extension ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1996-1997: Widening the circle of partnerships
We will continue to invest the time and energy needed to increase the visibility of agriculture (and its research) on the political landscape, as well as to assure the continued viability of CIMMYT's own research program, ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1995-1996: The next 30 years
In this Report, readers will find considerable evidence of change in CIMMYT, beyond that reflected in the bricks and mortar of our new Genetic Resources Center. For example, we highlight several initiatives involving our ...
CIMMYT Annual Report 1994: Modern maize and wheat varieties - Vital to sustainable agriculture and food security
In recent annual reports, we have focused on the major problems impeding global development (poverty, environmental degratation, rapid population growth), how they interrelate and reinforce one another, and the role of ...