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The Population Monster
This video explains the work by CIMMYT to improve maize and wheat, activity involving the improvement and increase in seed production, plant resistance to drought, heat, diseases and pests, as well as realized research to ...
Battling the fungal stem rust ug99 in Ethiopia
In the battle to prevent a global wheat crop catastrophe from an unchecked airborne fungus, scientists use monitoring stations in Ethiopia to enhance their arsenal. But the job is not easy. The Kulumsa research station in ...
Training Impact : Goedele Van den Broeck
Goedele Van den Broeck, Student Kuleuven Belgium, talks about the Conservation Agriculture in CIMMYT. Filmed October 28th 2011.
The cereal disease methodology workshop
CIMMYT scientists explain some of the activities that are necessary to prevent and control diseases in wheat and other plants.
The four components of MasAgro
MasAgro or the Sustainable Modernization of Traditional Agriculture, is a Mexican initiative launched in 2011 to help smallholder farmers raise and stabilize their crop yields, increase their incomes, and reduce the effects ...
Rust resistant durum wheat
"Between preliminary yield trials and elite yield trials we've got about 2500 lines and they are all resistant to leaf rust," says Karim Ammar, a wheat breeder, breeding for rust resistance that also increases quality. ...
Conservation Agriculture training 2010 : interview with a scientist 2
An Ethiopian 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.
Analysis of maize plants in Poza Rica
Analysis of soil, development and climate resistance of maize plants in Poza Rica.
CIMMYT saves lives
CIMMYT fights hunger and poverty in the developing world through smarter agriculture. We are the world's number one caretaker and developer of maize and wheat, two of humanity's most vital crops. Maize and wheat are grown ...
CIMMYT celebrates 50 years of turning research into impact : part 1
CIMMYT staff from around the world reflect on how their work contributes to improving the lives of farmers and consumers in developing countries.