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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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
Germplasm movement in the CIMMYT: wheat, triticale and barley breeding programs
The CIMMYT Wheat Program is dealing with the germplasm improvement of four crops: bread wheat, durum wheat, triticale, and barley. The following is a brief description of the Wheat Program's major domestic and international ...
Maize and wheat for the developing world
Reaching into the past to tackle new challenges: improving wheat by conserving wild ‘goat grass’
(CGIAR Genebank Platform; Crop Trust |ICARDA; CIMMYT, 2019)
Science for farmers and a better food future
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 ...
CIMMYT bread wheat breeding program: germplasm movement and planting plans
The following is a brief description of the major domestic and international breeding and testing nurseries of the CIMMYT Bread Wheat Program written for the purpose of acquainting visiting scientists and trainees with the ...
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 ...