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Play it hard : Norman Borlaug 100 years tribute
The International Center for Maize and Wheat Improvement (CIMMYT) and Biology Fortified have produced a special video tribute to the late Dr. Norman Borlaug, a legendary CIMMYT scientist who developed high-yielding, ...
Diversidad Genética : la clave en el mejoramiento moderno y la seguridad alimentaria
Este evento forma parte de la serie “Simposios de Ciencias de las Plantas de DuPont”, establecida en 2008, y es uno de los cerca de 20 simposios de DuPont Pioneer que se llevarán a cabo este año en distintos países. Estos ...
Residue management using Happy Seeder technology
In the Indo-Gangetic plains of South Asia, residue burning is one of the major challenges in conventional tillage based management systems. Environmental pollution and soil health deterioration are major concerns to be ...
Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa (DTMA)
Listen to what Tsedeke Abate, leader of the DTMA program, has to say about maize in Africa and the importance of planning ahead for more and more frequent droughts.
Conservation agriculture training 2010 : interview with a scientist 1
An Indian scientist speaks about his experience with conservation agriculture (CA) and how attending a 5 week-long course at CIMMYT expanded his understanding of CA concepts and practices.
Better grain storage, better futures for all
In Africa, farmers lose between 20-30 percent of their maize harvest to insect infestation, rodent attack and decay due to poor postharvest handling. The Effective Grain Storage Project by CIMMYT and the Swiss Agency for ...
Simposio Internacional "Diversidad Genética" : CIMMYT. Agosto 25 y 26, 2016
Visit to CIMMYT installations as a part of activities of the Simposio Internacional “Diversidad Genética: La clave en el mejoramiento moderno y la seguridad alimentaria, celebrated August 25 and 26, 2016.
Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease : a farmer's plea
Africa's fight against Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN), a disease affecting the continent's most important crop.
From genebank to field-leveraging genomics to identify and bring novel native variation to breeding pools
(CIMMYT; SAGARPA; CGIAR, 2016)
Potentially valuable genetic variation, the raw material for crop improvement, remains untapped on genebank shelves, at a time when challenges to crop production are unprecedented. Genebanks should NOT be museums. They ...
Empowering Gender through Climate Smart Agriculture Practices
Contribution to agriculture by women has been immense but with limited access to resources. There is an urgent need to empower women farmers with labour saving and environment friendly farm technologies. Experiences of ...