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The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) is the global leader in publicly-funded maize and wheat research and related farming systems.
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CIMMYT 8m
We're excited for 's second phase of , an image-led storytelling campaign that celebrates crop diversity around the world. The four-year initiative will explore the connection between people and ten crops in 13 countries.
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The most prominent feature of Tunicate (AKA pod ) is a foliaceous elongation of the glumes, which cover the kernels in the ears. In most maize varieties, the glumes are not present or are too short to be visible.
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Sharon Cittone 2h
: Adaptation to is necessary to ensure and protect livelihoods of poor farmers, as is mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions.
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Researchers find “hotspot” regions in the for high content, new study shows
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Food Forever 23h
Champion encourages us all to speak up about the issues - & success stories - around our food system. Importance of biodiversity isn't in media enough but we can start a dialogue for a more sustainable & delicious food future
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The Crop Trust 5h
Every family has that 1 cousin you can't live without. For plants these cousins are crop wild relatives, that thrive in harsh environments w/o human influence, which makes them valuable for our crops. Check out more about the Crop Wild Relatives Week here:
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CABI Invasives 3h
The Value of Testing - see how we at CABI have been helping with testing for the Fall Armyworm Tech Prize
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UN Youth Envoy 22h
Meet the ! Scientists, innovators, storytellers, activists, these 17 young leaders are changing the world one step at a time! 👣 Learn more about their stories here:
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HarvestPlus 3h
We're committed to ensuring biofortified crops are effective. The first large trial evaluating biofortified zinc wheat has shown it can improve nutritional status and related health outcomes in young children and their mothers! Read more:
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Jerome&Alina Sep 22
Make farming more efficient and profitable with customized fertility recommendations intensification talk in Nigeria next week
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Sunil Gangurde Sep 22
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Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals (GLDC) Sep 23
Improving postharvest insect resistance in . Publication reports on the current status and advances in developing . More here:
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The Crawford Fund 16h
Big thank you to , international centres incl & developing country partners for having our international student awardees involved in your work for incredible professional and personal experiences
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Global Landscapes Forum 8h
Better and rights: Participants in called for concrete collective action to restore degraded landscapes. Learn more! via
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Seeds&Chips 3h
Adaptation to is necessary to ensure and protect livelihoods of poor farmers, as is mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions.
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CIMMYT 7h
“Climate smart is really about the combination of practices, technologies & programs,” says Stirling. “We see potential for greater overall wealth amid what can seem like insurmountable environmental challenges.”
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CIMMYT 9h
Since the first season of the trial, Musafari’s yields have almost tripled. The first season his maize harvested 11 bags, or half a ton, and two seasons later it has increased to 32 bags, or 1.5 tons. Find out how.
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CIMMYT 18h
“I’m glad I tried . Every I intercropped with my improved the soil structure, its ability to capture rain water and also improved the health of my maize,” says Musafari, a in .
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CIMMYT Sep 23
How can we unlock Africa’s agricultural potential and achieve the Malabo Declaration to end hunger by 2025? It all starts with a seed.
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CIMMYT Sep 23
"Establishing more balanced & efficient use of fertilizer will significantly improve & social outcomes for women & children," says scientist Claire Stirling.
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