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Latest International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Stories

2009-11-03 14:20:00

While predicting highly variable impacts on agriculture by 2050, experts show that with adequate investment the region can still achieve food security for all.

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2009-10-30 06:35:00

Amidst growing concerns of global food shortages, scientists continue to push the frontiers of genetically modified foods in an attempt to head off the looming crisis.

2009-10-28 14:15:07

An analysis of three and half decades of maize research in African farming communities finds big benefits.

2009-07-31 08:01:21

-Scientists are racing to arm Afghanistan against a new invader-a deadly, airborne wheat rust disease that threatens wheat production and food security in this war-torn nation and the region that stretches east across neighboring Pakistan and into India.

2009-03-25 12:00:00

Monsanto Collaborates with Texas AgriLife Research and Texas A&M, Honors World's Pre-Eminent Rice and Wheat Researchers Global Research Program to Ignite Further Public Sector Research in Important Crops ST.

2009-01-23 18:44:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2008-04-24 17:00:11

Scientists are pondering a new "green revolution," half a century after the first one, to solve a growing food shortage that has reached crisis proportions in some countries. American consumers are experiencing the trickle-down effects of the lack of food.

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2008-03-12 15:05:00

A wheat disease that could destroy most of the world’s main wheat crops could strike south Asia’s vast wheat fields two years earlier than research had suggested, leaving millions to starve.

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2008-01-23 09:35:00

Seeds Contributed by Global Network of Agricultural Research Centers Considered “Crown Jewels” of Crop Diversity

2006-02-08 14:15:00

Wild grasses that survive well in hot, dry places are helping create new drought-resistant wheat varieties, a science magazine said on Wednesday.


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