Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

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 …


Maize and wheat “super” Women’s Day campaign highlights diversity

A social media campaign initiated to celebrate the achievements of women has led to more than a dozen published blog story contributions about women in the maize and wheat sectors.


CIMMYT and the Canadian wheat alliance join forces to fight durum wheat diseases

By Mike Listman/CIMMYT CIMMYT and the Canadian Wheat Alliance (CWA) launched a collaboration on 9 June to apply genomics-assisted breeding to develop new durum wheat varieties that are more resistant …


New Agreement between CIMMYT and the Canadian Wheat Alliance to Focus on Disease Resistance in Durum Wheat

CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar 09 June 2014 – Saskatoon, SK, CANADA ─ The Canadian Wheat Alliance (CWA) and CIMMYT will collaborate on research to provide farmers in Canada and in developing countri …


Transparency and transmission: wheat quality in the marketplace

According to Erika Meng, CIMMYT economist and organizer of a workshop on wheat quality held at El Batán during 7-8 December 2006: ‘“We’ve worked on wheat quality at CIMMYT for a long time, but usually …