UK's Department for International Development (DFID)

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

Food security
Features

Kenya research station offers a unique wheat science platform with global impact.

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

Food security
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A recent study in Ethiopia has concluded that encouraging biodiversity on and around agricultural land likely increases its productivity.

Health and nutrition
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There are now 290 new varieties of 12 biofortified crops – including maize, wheat and potatoes – being grown in 60 countries, reaching an estimated 10 million farming households.

News

Winners of the Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career Award joined an on-going wheat research training course organized by CIMMYT.

Capacity development
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More than 75,000 small-scale wheat farmers in Ethiopia’s 4 major wheat-growing regions gain access to a vital asset—over 400 tons of seed of new, disease resistant wheat varieties. 

Innovation and technology
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The first blast resistant wheat variety has been released in Bangladesh.