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Seeds of innovation: CIMMYT's strategy for helping to reduce poverty and hunger by 2020
This publication describes how CIMMYT will reposition itself to meet the needs for agricultural knowledge and technology in developing countries over the next 10-15 years. It highlights major changes that will enable CIMMYT ...
Research highlights of the CIMMYT Wheat Program 1999-2000
This volume presents the latest results from a global research program that continues to be one of the most successful of all time. Throughout the developing world, food prices are lower and malnutrition has declined, ...
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 ...
Toward the 21st century CIMMYT's strategy
Throughout its rich history, CIMMYT has changed in response to changing circumstances. While it remains at heart a germplasm improvement institution, the CIMMYT of today is quite different from that of 20 years ago, just ...
Wheat - global alliance for improving food security and the livelihoods of the resource-poor in the developing world: proposal submitted by CIMMYT and ICARDA to the CGIAR Consortium Board
Recurrent food crises—combined with the global financial meltdown, volatile energy prices, natural resource depletion, and climate change—undercut and threaten the livelihoods of millions of poor people. Accounting for a ...
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 ...
Stress tolerance breeding: maize that resists insects, drought, low nitrogen, and acid soils
This information herein was originally prepared as briefing material for the midterm technical review of the CIMMYT/United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project IIResearch on the Development of New, Stress-Resistant ...
Maize production practices in Paraguay: survey findings and implications for research
Data collected through a survey of 252 rural households support the conventional wisdom that maize in Paraguay is grown by many different categories of producers, ranging from small-scale semisubsistence farmers to large-scale ...