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CIMMYT in Mexico: the cradle of global agricultural innovation
Mexico has been CIMMYT's host country and partner sice the organization's founding in 1966, and has contributed substantively to CIMMYT work with farmers, other partners and donors across the developing world. Through ...
Reaching into the past to tackle new challenges: improving wheat by conserving wild ‘goat grass’
(CGIAR Genebank Platform; Crop Trust |ICARDA; CIMMYT, 2019)
CIMMYT and China: 40 years of collaboration
Established in 1974, the research partnership between the People’s Republic of China and CIMMYT is improving the lives of millions of people in China through science-driven, evidence-based solutions. Operating from the ...
Wheat blast early warning system
First person: Laharhat fallow no more
(CIMMYT; USAID; CSISA, [2017?])
Infographic factsheet: WHEAT-The Vital Grain of Civilization and Food Security
(CGIAR; CIMMYT, 2014)
Combating drought in southern Africa: from relief to resilience
Alarming news about the extent of an El-Niño induced drought in southern Africa, Asia and Latin America is now dominating news coverage. In southern Africa, close to 50 million people are projected to be affected and ...
Responding to climate change: fact Sheet
Over 90% of work at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) relates to climate change, with breeding for drought tolerance stretching back to the 1970s. Climate change is already happening. Without ...
Identification of rust diseases on wheat
Three rust diseases occur on wheat: stem rust, leaf rust and stripe rust. They are named for the yellow to red or black spots or stripes (sori or pustules of the rust fungi) that erupt through the plant epidermis. The size ...