CIMMYT

AcronymDefinition
CIMMYTCentro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (Spanish: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center; Mexico)
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The AIP was executed through PARC and Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT to enhance the wheat, rice and maize crop out put by introducing the innovative technologies of crop sowing and harvesting, he added.
He said CIMMYT was also collaborating with private sector for local production of new planters.
Forty nine exotic wheat genotypes received from CIMMYT International Wheat Improvement Network (Table 1) were planted in a triplicated randomised complete block design at Arid Zone Research Institute, Dera Ismail Khan, Pakistan in November, 2013.
The minister also expressed satisfaction over the longstanding partnership between CIMMYT and Government of Pakistan and also appreciated the launching of projects by CIMMYT for crop improvement in Pakistan.
Watson had been a classmate of Borlaug at the University of Minnesota, and eventually the work that Rajaram was doing on rust resistance came to the attention of Borlaug, who was in Mexico at CIMMYT.
Similarly, the material developed and distributed by CIMMYT, Mexico having this type of resistance is being globally adopted.
Mil CML-264 Pob21 CIMMYT, POB21C5F219-3-1-B-__-8-1-3-BBB-f.
Tal fue la labor desarrollada por los especialistas encabezados por Borlaug quien, en 1970, obtuvo por sus investigaciones el Premio Nobel de la Paz, formandose un ano despues el llamado Grupo Consultivo para la Investigacion Agricola Internacional (CGLAR), organizacion que un par de anos despues dio vida al CIMMYT.
Esta condicion ha sido superada mediante el desarrollo de genotipos de maiz que contienen mayor concentracion de los aminoacidos citados, tales como los desarrollados por el Centro Internacional de Maiz y Trigo (Dias e Hironaka; 1994 CIMMYT, 1998) y representan una alternativa para aumentar el nivel nutricional, sobretodo del consumo en las areas rurales (Pixley y Bjarnason, 2002), donde los habitantes dependen en mayor grado de la tortilla para su alimentacion, como sucede en los paises en desarrollo de America Latina y de Africa, que no consumen suficientes proteinas para tener una buena salud (CIMMYT, 2000; Fuentes-Lopez et al.