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Improving on excellence: achievements in breeding with the maize race Tuxpeño
One of the most graphic symbols of achievement in the CIMMYT Maize Program, oddly enough, is a downward drifting line, representing the dramatic reduction in plant height brought about in a population based on the Mexican ...
Grain a day: @CIMMYT #grainaday
Globally, an estimated 800 million people do not get enough food to eat and more than 2 billion suffer from micronutrient deficiency, or “hidden hunger,” according to U.N. food agencies. As staple foods, maize and wheat ...
Maize research in Asia, Improving Stress Resilience, Conserving Resources and Empowering Local Communities
(CIMMYT; CGIAR, 2014)
Asia is a key region for the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in its mission to enhance food security and reduce poverty in maize- and wheat-based systems. With nine offices in the region, CIMMYT ...
Brochure: CGIAR Research Program on Maize
(CIMMYT; IITA; CGIAR, 2014)
The CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on MAIZE unites more than 300 partners in maize research and development to achieve a greater strategic impact on maize-based farming systems in Africa, South Asia and Latin America. MAIZE ...
Innovation for food and nutritional security
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 ...
Show how your research helps both women and men - and get funding for your project!
CIMMYT’s work focuses on reducing poverty and hunger by sustainably increasing the productivity of maize- and wheat-based farming systems. Of the poor who depend on maize and wheat for their livelihoods and food security, ...
Veery "S": Bread wheats for many environments
This publication focuses on the development of the cross Veery. After eight years of international testing in hundreds of environmentally diverse locations it has been shown that the Veery lines have moved high-yielding ...
CIMMYT Wheat training
This training program outline is intended as a general guide for employers, potential sponsors and trainees. General training goals are outlined first, fol lowed by a brief discussion of the program objectives for: ( 1) ...
Training at CIMMYT
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is a non-profit agricultural research and training institution. Since its inauguration in 1966, CIMMYT's primary purpose has been to strengthen and support the ...