Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Pathology Research Greenhouse opened in Ankara, Turkey, honors researcher

September 13, 2013

A new greenhouse opened at the Central Field Crop Research Institute in Ankara, Turkey, honoring Senior Pathologist Lutfi Cetin for his contribution to wheat pathology research. The new, state-of-the- …


Physiology to further improve rainfed winter wheat yields in Turkey

June 18, 2013

In the light of the impact made by CIMMYT in physiological pre-breeding in spring wheat with drought, the Global Wheat Program in Turkey expanded their efforts to winter wheat. To support the work of …


Inspiring a new generation of scientists: The Borlaug-Ruan Internship

March 20, 2013

Many scientists begin exploring at a young age; they try to figure out the things they don’t know, ask questions of others, and see how this information might be useful to them in creating new knowled …


Identifying wheat landraces in Turkey

January 23, 2013

The International Winter Wheat Improvement Program (IWWIP) in cooperation with FAO Central Asia held a workshop to summarize the results of wheat landraces inventory in Turkey and develop recommendati …


International Winter Wheat Improvement Program reviewed

July 23, 2012

The International Winter Wheat Improvement Program (IWWIP) develops winter wheat germplasm for Central and West Asia and facilitates global germplasm exchange, as part of a joint program between the M …


Wheat improvement trainees successfully conclude course

June 19, 2012

After spending 2 months and a half in Obregon and two weeks in Batan, participants in the 2012 Wheat Improvement Course celebrated their graduation at CIMMYT’s El Batán headquarters last Thursday 31. …


Genetic resources information and analytical system (GRIS) for wheat and triticale

May 31, 2012

GRIS (http://wheatpedigree.net) is designed to study the diversity of wheat through analysis of pedigrees, and provides information services for breeding and research programs. The database contains p …


CIMMYT trustee wins prize for work on boosting yields and zinc in wheat

May 14, 2012

June, 2005 Ismail Cakmak, recently appointed to the CIMMYT Board of Trustees, accepted the International Crop Nutrition Award from the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) this month fo …


Making the most of plant genetic resources

October 31, 2011

A regional conference on “Diversity, characterization, and utilization of plant genetic resources (PGR) for enhanced resilience to climate change” was conducted in Baku, Azerbaijan, during 3-4 October …


Spreading the word on CA from Mexico

July 3, 2011

“It is very difficult to find conservation agriculture machinery. You have to go to China or India to get it,” said Mahesh Kumar Gathala, new CIMMYTBangladesh-based cropping systems agronomist for Sou …


First global meeting on Cereal Cyst Nematode Initiative

November 4, 2009

The first international Cereal Cyst Nematode Initiative Conference took place in Antalya, Turkey, during 21-23 October 2009. The cereal cyst nematode has been gaining recognition in global wheat produ …


International winter wheat traveling seminar in the Ukraine

June 22, 2009

The International Winter Wheat Improvement Program (Turkey- CIMMYT-ICARDA) conducted a traveling seminar in Ukraine during 08-13 June 2009 to learn about wheat research and breeding in the country and …


Class act

May 11, 2007

Seventy-four students graduated Friday, 18 May from an intensive, four-month English course at the Turkish-American Association in Ankara, Turkey. What makes the students and the course special is tha …


Course prepares Turkish researchers to conduct impact assessments

December 15, 2006

Referring to the first-ever training course in Turkey on assessing the impacts of agricultural research and development, held during 22 November-01 December, Mesut Keser, Deputy Director General of th …


Turkey dinner

July 14, 2006

The TURKEY-CIMMYT-ICARDA office in Ankara held a dinner on 1 July to welcome Alex Morgounov while saying farewell to Arne Hede and Hans-Joachim Braun. Alex, not a really a newcomer to Turkey having wo …