Warming nights due to climate change are affecting wheat crops, including traditionally heat-tolerant varieties, according to a study by CIMMYT researchers. The findings underscore the need to take nighttime conditions into account when breeding resilient crop.
Nepali researchers get trained on rapid diagnostics tool and get ready to monitor yellow rust in the 2022/23 wheat season.
Review proposes ways to accelerate climate resilience of staple crops, by integrating proven breeding methods with cutting-edge technologies.
CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.
Partnership of two world-class research institutes will harness state-of-the-art technology to find solutions for wheat farmers and consumers.
Breaking Ground: Isaiah Nyagumbo advances climate-smart technologies to improve smallholder farming systemsClimate adaptation and mitigation
Systems agronomist transforms farmers’ livelihoods through improved crop performance and soil health, promoting sustainable techniques that mitigate climate change effects.
Source: Phys.org (11 Sep 2020)
Scientists complete one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of an agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.
A team of scientists has completed one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of any agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phonesInnovations
New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.
Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.
Extensive use of wild grass-derived “synthetic hexaploid wheat” adds diversity and resilience to modern bread wheatInnovations
New study shows that improved bread wheat varieties obtained from crosses of durum wheat and goat grass are helping to ensure the crop’s future.
Source: World Grain (13 Aug 2019)
MARPLE diagnostic platform significantly reduces the time to identify strains, which previously took months.