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Keeping virulent wheat diseases in check amid pressures of climate change

Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat is a new project that aims to mitigate climate change threats to wheat and develop disease-resistant and heat-tolerant varieties, writes Cornell’s Ronnie Coffman.

Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat

Climate-change-induced heat stress and disease pathogens migrating across borders threaten the world’s wheat supply and food security in Africa and the Middle East. Building on the Durable Rust Resist …

Scientists share strategy at conference to halt migratory wheat disease

Wheat scientists visit Washington to receive honor, detail research successes at American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting.

CIMMYT scientist David Hodson to speak on pathogen surveillance systems in Washington

David Hodson delivers presentation at the International Wheat Conference in Sydney, Australia, September 2015. CORNELL/Christopher Knight MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: David Hodson, senior scientist with the I …

CIMMYT scientist Ravi Singh in Washington, D.C. to receive AAAS honor

CIMMYT Distinguished Scientist Ravi Singh. CIMMYT/Alfonso Cortes MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Distinguished Scientist and Head of Bread Wheat Improvement at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Cente …

Martin Kropff, new CIMMYT Director General, embraces science for impact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – Martin Kropff, who takes the helm as director general at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) this week, considers science th …