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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.
Portal will encourage rapid, iterative experimentation and global teamwork to address spread and impact of the invasive crop pest.
Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.
How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Stress-tolerant maize varieties are transforming lives in northern Uganda.
Scientists develop an early warning system that delivers wheat rust predictions directly to farmers’ phones
New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.
New study provides an extensive field-test validation of existing genetic markers for thousand grain weight; finds both surprises and promising results.
Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.