Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

From east Asia to south Asia, via Mexico: how one gene changed the course of history

The story of how Japanese wheat variety Norin 10 saved millions from starvation and revolutionized the world of wheat.


Tottori University students visit CIMMYT

A group of 16 undergraduate students and three professors from the University of Tottori, Japan, visited CIMMYT on 26 November.


Former DG praises CIMMYT’s progress, renews Japanese collaboration with CIMMYT

By Karen Willenbrecht/CIMMYT CIMMYT’s previous director general had strong praise for the organization’s current working environment and leadership after a tour of the headquarters office at El Batán …


CIMMYT wheat research interests future scientists

By Amor Yahyaoui, Perla Noemí Chávez Dulanto and Isabel Peña/CIMMYT Photo: Arnauld Thiry, consultant to the GWP physiology team Wheat research is an intriguing story to many. CIMMYT’s Global Wheat Pro …


Work on transgenic drought tolerance

Takashi Kumashiro (Director, Biological Resources Division) and Kazuo Nakashima (Senior Scientist, Biotechnology Lab of Dr. Yamaguchi-Shinozaki) from the Japan International Research Center for Agricu …


Award to Jonathan Crouch

Jonathan Crouch, director of Genetic Resources and Enhancement (GREU) is one of three scientists to win the very first Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers. He is the only one …


CIMMYT hosts high level visitors

Showing our best to some high level donor representatives was the name of the game the week of March 20 as CIMMYT played host to several important visitors. Ms Jacqueline Schafer, Assistant Administra …