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New wheats for a secure, sustainable future
This paper reviews strategies used by CIMMYT and its partners to develop sustainable wheat production systems for favored and marginal areas. These strategies aim to achieve an optimal combination of the best genotypes ...
Bread wheat, durum wheat, and synthetic hexaploid wheat in saline and non-saline soils
Genetic improvement of crops for salt tolerance will become ever more important as it becomes necessary to cultivate marginal soils. The work reported here evaluated the intra- and interspecific variability in yield response ...
Biotechnology efficiency for breeding and plant genetic resources in Kazakhstan: current state and ways to improve
This publication describes current status and outlooks of plant genetic resources, breeding and biotechnology in Kazakhstan needs assessment results, and priority activities for their development and effective interaction. ...
Sixth Stakeholders Meeting: Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA II) Project
(KARI; CIMMYT, 2006)
The Insect Resistant Maize for Africa (IRMA) project is a joint venture between the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), with financial support ...
The flowering of apomixis: from mechanisms to genetic engineering
(IRD; European Commission; CIMMYT, 2001)
Apomixis, the asexual reproduction of plants through seeds, has received increasing attention as technological advances have led to a rapid increase in knowledge about cellular biology, molecular genetics, and the mechanisms ...
Enduring designs for change: an account of CIMMYT's research, its impact, and its future directions
This publication was prepared in commemoration of CIMMYT's 25th anniversary. It consists of three main sections. The first provides an abbreviated account of the Center's research and related activities. The second summarizes ...
Triticale's transformation from a botanical oddity to a commercial crop is highlighted in this publication. A brief resume of early research on the crop is followed by a description of advances in triticale improvement at ...
Perspectives on CIMMYT's future: a summary of external stakeholder consultation conducted for strategic planning at CIMMYT
As part of the strategic planning process initiated in July 2002, CIMMYT commissioned the Meridian Institute to conduct an extensive consultation with more than 170 stakeholders worldwide, representing national agricultural ...
Research on triticale (X. Triticosecale Wittmack), the product of a cross between wheat and rye, actually began at CIMMYT a year before the Center was formally established in 1966. The program's original objective was to ...
Breeding strategies for resistance to the rusts of wheat
The International Workshop on Breeding Strategies for Resistance to the Rusts of Wheat was held al CIMMYT, Mexico June 29-Jul 1, 1987. It brought together an eminent panel of internationally recognized specialists who ...