Marcia MacNeil

Marcia MacNeil
Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

China-based CIMMYT-JAAS screening station aims for global impact in the fight against deadly Fusarium head blight.

Capacity development
Videos

A new video highlights the work of the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC) to create new climate-resilient wheat varieties.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Hans-Joachim Braun and Alexey Morgunov receive awards and fellowships at annual meeting of crop science peers.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.

Innovations
News

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

Innovations
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.

Innovations
Videos

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

Nutrition, health and food security
News

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

Climate adaptation and mitigation
News

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

Innovations
News

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

Nutrition, health and food security
News

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

Nutrition, health and food security
Infographics

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