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Liming of smallholder soils in Zimbabwe
Most of the soils in smallholders areas of Zimbabwe are acidic. This is one of the main reasons that crops grow poorly. Lime is a low cost amendment which makes soils less acidic. Lime has been widely used by commercial ...
Mucuna (Kalongonda): the best legume for soil fertility in Malawi
Mucuna pruriens (velvet bean or kalongonda) is a legume, which gets most of its nitrogen (N) from the air and adds N to the soil from the leaves and stems that fail during the season. The more N added to the soil, the ...
CYMMYT natural resources group: helping today's resource-poor maize and wheat farmers secure tomorrow's harvest
The NRG works to boost harvests while reducing the costs of farming-for people and the environment-with a focus on soil, water, and farming systems diversity. To accomplish this, NRG staff identify, test, and promote ...
Cowpea: a traditional multipurpose grain legume for smallholders in Zimbabwe
Cowpea (Vigna ungulculata) is a versatile annual grain legume that is widely planted by smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe, usually as an intercrop with maize. Farmers grow a range of types that include those with an indeterminate ...
Program and information on the field tour and CIMMYT visit
I'd like to welcome you to CIMMYT home of the Green Revolution and the center of origin of international agricultural research. I'm going to add to the information presented in the short video you just saw. The reason for ...
Japan's investment in CIMMYT: results in 2000
(ODA; CIMMYT, 2000)
The Government of Japan and CIMMYT recognize the urgency of devising better strategies for food, income, and environmental security in the developing world. Japan supports four CIMMYT research projects directed at reversing ...
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The Asian Development Bank and CIMMYT
Despite remarkable economic progress in Asia over the past three decades, 1.9 billion people still live on less than $2 dollars per day. Asia plants more than halt the developing world's wheat and almost half its maize. ...
Welcome to CIMMYT headquarters