Marcia MacNeil

Marcia MacNeil
Innovation and technology
News

New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.

Innovation and technology
News

Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.

Capacity development
Features

WHEAT media sponsorship connects scientists and reporters at International Wheat Congress.

Innovation and technology
Videos

The mobile kit will allow Ethiopia to quickly identify wheat rust strains in 48 hours, instead of sending samples to labs abroad.

Food security
News

Study results underscore the value of CIMMYT’s breeding programs.

Climate change
News

Crop scientists refute the flawed findings of a study questioning climate resilience in modern wheat breeding.

Innovation and technology
News

Research team behind revolutionary field test for wheat disease wins prestigious BBSRC prize.

Food security
News

Policy to encourage alternative crops for wheat farmers in South Asia a short-term solution at best, say CIMMYT researchers

Food security
Infographics

They show how wheat blast spreads, its potential effect on wheat production in South Asia and ways farmers can manage it.