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Maize molecular atlas: navigating genetic diversity
(CIMMYT; SAGARPA; CGIAR; BBSRC; MasAgro, 2016)
The genotypic data provide unifying information across landraces, acting as a common backbone to which other valuable information can be added. This knowledge framework serves as a catalogue enabling germplasm bank users ...
Maize for Colombia 2030 Vision
(CIMMYT; CIAT, 2019)
In Colombia, maize is the third crop with the largest cultivation area after coffee and rice. In spite of this, it is the country with the highest volume of imports in South America, and the seventh in the world. Maize is ...
MLN Gene Editing Project: new technology to fight maize lethal necrosis (2019-2021)
This project will use gene editing to develop maize lines tolerant to Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN), a disease that reduces maize harvests in Kenya by nearly a quarter on average. Four MLN-susceptible lines will be edited ...
Fall Armyworm Activity
Cropping pattern zonation of Pakistan
(CEWRI; PARC; CIMMYT, 2020)
Crop pattern zoning is a pre-requisite for the efficient use of land, water and capital resources. The study “Cropping Pattern Zonation of Pakistan” was conducted by PARC and CIMMYT to revisit previous zoning initiatives ...
Breaking ground: the people behind the science
Learn about the people behind the science at CIMMYT. The Breaking Ground series aims to give a human touch to our science by showing the people behind it and their stories. This series is our chance to highlight the great ...
CIMMYT in Mexico: the cradle of global agricultural innovation
Mexico has been CIMMYT's host country and partner sice the organization's founding in 1966, and has contributed substantively to CIMMYT work with farmers, other partners and donors across the developing world. Through ...
First person: aquaculture irrigation changing pace
(CIMMYT; USAID; CSISA, [2017?])
Since entering into fish production in Keshobpur, Jessore, in 2007 Md. Delowar Hossain's (Rasel) output of fresh and saltwater fidh has been growing each year. Rasel's fish enclosures cover around 200 hectares of land where ...
First person: farmers picking value over tradition
(USAID; CSISA; CIMMYT, [2017?])