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Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) threatens Africa’s food security
Africa’s important food crop – maize, is under real threat because of maize lethal necrosis (MLN). The disease has adversely affected maize fields in Kenya and its neighbors (DR Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda ...
CIMMYT : turning research into impact (20 minutes version)
For 50 years the International Maize and Wheat Improvement center (CIMMYT) has worked to fulfill one mission, research for impact. To overcome the complex socio-environmental challenges facing the future of agriculture, ...
International Cold Tolerant Sorghum Program
Dr. Vartan Guiragosian reports on the International Cold Tolerant Sorghum Program with ICRISAT
Introduction to the CIMMYT Maize Breeding Program : special projects
Jonathan Woolly presents and Introduction to the overall goals of the Maize Breeding Program
Sorghum Improvement Program: Grain Improvement Quality
Grain Quality Improvement explanation by Vartan Guiragosian, comparing the use of sorghum with wheat and maize in the ellaboration of products to eat like the tortilla.
Alejandro Violic explanation on the application of herbicide on the field on maize.
Stunt disease in maize
Dr. Carlos de Leon discusses CIMMYT's work on research for dealing with maize diseases found on 1945.
Outreach Tanzania Maize Program
David Sperling discusses his job for the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with CIMMYT in Tanzania.
A conversation with Dr. Roberto Soza : CIMMYT Maize Agronomist working in outreach Central America
Dr. Jim Bemis interviews Dr. Roberto Soza in relation with Maize Program in Central America in Caribbean
No tillage farming in Central America : interview with Roberto Sosa
Interview with Roberto Sosa about maize on Central America and no tillage farming