El BATAN, Mexico, (CIMMYT) – To celebrate and expand the legacy of the late Evangelina Villegas Moreno, a pioneering Mexican cereal chemist who won the 2000 World Food Prize for co-developing quality …
Erratic weather patterns associated with climate change pose unique challenges for wheat breeders playing a key part in the fight to ensure global food security.
In an effort to stamp out hidden hunger, scientists are calling for support to make zinc-biofortification a core trait in the world’s largest wheat breeding program.
Q+A: Women in Triticum award provides development opportunities and support networks for women in agricultureMay 22, 2017
Margaret Krause, a doctoral candidate in Plant Breeding at Cornell University, became interested in science and nature at an early age.
Four Nepalese seed companies are showing signs of significant growth, with seed sales increasing nearly 60 percent since 2014.
The Advanced Wheat Improvement training course targets mid-career scientists who seek to learn about new techniques in wheat breeding to adapt to their own programs.
MEDIA ADVISORY What: National Maize Workshop of Pakistan, hosted by the Agricultural Innovation Program for Pakistan (AIP) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) attracting …
Results of recent research into wheat landraces are so promising that the Turkish government has given a certificate of recognition to scientist Emel Ozer, who works with CIMMYT.
A scientist who has advanced the development of nutrient-rich wheat varieties with higher yield potential, disease resistance and improved traits wins Young Scientist Award for Agriculture.
40 wheat pathologists, breeders and agronomists gathered to combat wheat blast at the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) at Gazipur, Bangladesh.
Scientists are concerned over the proliferation of highly virulent fungal wheat diseases, including two new races of yellow rust and a new race of stem rust.
Support for research into breeding crops resistant to wheat rust is essential to manage the spread of the deadly disease, caused vast yield losses globally in recent years, says scientist Caixia Lan.
Scientist Bhoja Raj Basnet shares his journey from Nepal to Mexico where he joined CIMMYT as a postdoctoral fellow working in the bread wheat improvement program.
A plant-aging hormone could increase wheat yields by 10 to 15 percent in warm locations, according to a recent study published in New Phytologist journal.
Pakistani and CIMMYT scientists are working with wheat farmers to test and promote precision agriculture technology.
An internationally coordinated approach is key to breed and deploy crops resilient to climate change effects.
Scientists from two of the world’s leading agricultural research institutes will embark on joint research to boost global food security.
Ronnie Coffman (r), Cornell plant breeder and director of the new Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat (DGGW) project, surveys rust resistant wheat in fields of the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Re …
Save the date for the 4th International Congress on Sunn Pest Management.
The International Cereal Nematodes Symposium (ICNS) is an extension to the International Cereal Nematode Initiative (ICNI) that was established in 2006. It aims to create a critical mass of scientific …