CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.
“Better, faster, equitable, sustainable” – wheat research community partners join to kick off new breeding project
Collaboration, partnership and mutual learning with national partners key focus of new project to accelerate breeding and delivery of improved wheat varieties.
The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.
Source: World Grain (15 Jul 2020)
CIMMYT scientists perform large genome-wide association study in India, Kenya and Mexico to understand yellow rust resistance in wheat.
Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.
The tractor-mounted reaper saves farmers time and money and offers new sources of income.
CIMMYT’s work may begin with seeds, but our innovations support farmers at all stages of the value chain.
Source: Phys.org (16 Jun 2020)
CIMMYT and University of Cordoba studied 54 kinds of wheat to analyze response to high temperatures.
The introduction of mung bean has transformed rice-wheat food systems in Nepal and has been one of the major successes of the Agronomy and Seed Scaling project.
Presentations, abstracts and posters of major conference about agricultural production in water-limited environments are available for free.
CIMMYT scientist helps breeders meet complex and stringent market demands for high-quality wheat.
Publication analyzes success factors of Wheat Seed Scaling project, which has benefited more than 131,000 rural households in Ethiopia.
New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.
Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.
Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.