Posts Tagged ‘USA’

SUPER WOMAN: Candice Gardner plays major role in preserving U.S. maize diversity

RESEARCH IMPROVES MAIZE PRODUCTION AND PROTECTS GERMPLASM Photo credit: Iowa State University International Women’s Day on March 8, offers an opportunity to recognize the achievements of women worldwi …


SUPER WOMAN: Rosalind Morris an “outstanding wheat cytogeneticist”

GENETIC STUDIES WITH WORLDWIDE IMPORTANCE IN EXPLAINING WHEAT GENETICS Rosalind Morris was a pioneer in agricultural science at a time when there were very few women scientists. Her achievements were …


SUPER WOMAN: Nobel winner Barbara McClintock discovered “jumping genes”

“JUMPING GENES” EXPLAIN HOW BACTERIA BUILD UP RESISTANCE TO ANTIBIOTIC At a time when women scientists were few and far between, Barbara McClintock made a name for herself as the most distinguished cy …


SUPER WOMAN: Julie Miller Jones dispels myths that wheat protein is unhealthy

A nutritionist outspoken about the negative consequences of gluten-free diets, shares her views.


SUPER WOMAN: Diane Holdorf promotes sustainability to support smallholders

SUPPORTING THE CONNECTIVITY OF RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND OPPORTUNITIES International Women’s Day on March 8, offers an opportunity to recognize the achievements of women worldwide. This year, CIMMYT ask …


The World Food Prize Honors CIMMYT with Borlaug Medallion as part of Norman Borlaug Centennial Celebration

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center carries forward Borlaug’s legacy at the forefront of agricultural research Ciudad Obregón, Mexico (March 27, 2014) – The World Food Prize Foundation aw …


El Premio Mundial de Alimentación honra a CIMMYT con la Medalla Borlaug, como parte de la Celebración del Centenario de Norman Borlaug

El Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo impulsa el legado de Borlaug a la vanguardia de la investigación agrícola. Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, 27 de marzo de 2014.- La Fundación del Premio …