Category: Research

Maize Research

We work with partners from all around the world to produce superior maize hybrids. In the tropics and subtropics of Asia, Africa, and Latin America, our work enhances food security and the livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers and their families. Our research has been particularly beneficial in areas like sub-Saharan Africa, where maize is a staple for most communities. This means that high maize yields will go a long way to solving food shortage issues.

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Wheat Research

Wheat demand is expected to grow by 50% by 2050. Meanwhile, wheat is facing new and more severe pests and diseases. There are other challenges, including; depleting water resources and limited accessible acreage for wheat growing. There is an urgent need to do something about wheat to ensure we increase its production. This can best be done by combating the challenges that are currently facing wheat growth.
Our wheat program is an important public source of nutritious, …

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7 Tips for Grain Sorghum Yields

Here are some tips on how to enhance sorghum production:
1. Hybrid Selection
Determine which sorghum seed hybrids are suitable for your region. When you plant the variety that has been shown to perform well in your area, you increase the chances of getting a good harvest. Look for hybrids with the maximum production potential yields in your area. You should choose sorghum hybrids that can withstand sugarcane aphids.

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