Annual Report
2015 - 2016


In the last year, CIAT published:

  • 21 Books
  • 9 Book Chapters
  • 19 Policy Briefs
  • 135 Journal Articles (of which 82 are Open Access)
  • 8 Conference Papers
  • 40 Datasets

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Featured Publications

Coffea arabica yields decline in Tanzania due to climate change: global implications. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology.

March 2015 Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Coffee is the world’s most valuable tropical export crop. Recent studies predict severe climate change impacts on Coffea arabica (C. arabica) production. However, quantitative production figures are necessary to provide...
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Feeding 9 billion by 2050 – Putting fish back on the menu

March 2015 Food Security Fish provides more than 4.5 billion people with at least 15 % of their average per capita intake of animal protein. Fish’s unique nutritional properties make it also essential to the health of billions of consumers in both developed and...
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Projected shifts in Coffea arabica suitability among major global producing regions due to climate change

April 2015 PlosOne Regional studies have shown that climate change will affect climatic suitability for Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica) within current regions of production. Increases in temperature and changes in precipitation patterns will decrease yield, reduce...
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Retention of provitamin A carotenoids in staple crops targeted for biofortification in Africa: Cassava, maize and sweet potato

xxx Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition HarvestPlus, part of the Consultative Group on Internation Agriculture research (CGIAR) Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) uses conventional plant breeding techniques to develop staple food crops...
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Abiotic stress responses in legumes: strategies used to cope with environmental challenges

2015 Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences Legumes are well recognized for their nutritional and health benefits as well as for their impact in the sustainability of agricultural systems. The threatening scenario imposed by climate change highlights the need for...
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Crop yield response to climate change varies with cropping intensity

January 2015 Global Change Biology Projections of the response of crop yield to climate change at different spatial scales are known to vary. However, understanding of the causes of systematic differences across scale is limited. Here, we hypothesize that...
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August 2015 Annual Review of Phytopathology Torradoviruses are an example of a group of recently discovered plant viruses. The first description of Tomato torrado virus, now the type member of the newly established genus Torradovirus within the familySecoviridae, was...
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SNiPlay3: a web-based application for exploration and large scale analyses of genomic variations

April 2015 Nucleic Acid Research SNiPlay is a web-based tool for detection, management and analysis of genetic variants including both single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and InDels. Version 3 now extends functionalities in order to easily manage and exploit SNPs...
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Multimodel ensembles of wheat growth: many models are better than one

February 2015 Global Change Biology Crop models of crop growth are increasingly used to quantify the impact of global changes due to climate or crop management. Therefore, accuracy of simulation results is a major concern. Studies with ensembles of crop models can...
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Rising temperatures reduce global wheat production

February 2015 Nature Climate Change Crop models are essential tools for assessing the threat of climate change to local and global food production1. Present models used to predict wheat grain yield are highly uncertain when simulating how crops respond to...
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