University of Queensland (UQ)
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we spoke to Pragya Timsina about how women’s participation in agriculture is evolving across the Eastern Gangetic Plains and her findings which will be included in a paper coming out later this year: ‘Necessity as a driver of bending agricultural gender norms in South Asia’.
Source: Grain Central (13 Oct 2021)
Alison Bentley spoke with Grain Central about CIMMYT’s breeding strategy and the use of CIMMYT germplasm in the Australian wheat-growing industry.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Presentations, abstracts and posters of major conference about agricultural production in water-limited environments are available for free.
Global conference will serve as forum for collaboration on crop production in water-limited environments.
Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.
Source: Food Processing (16 Apr 2019)
Australian farmers to benefit from CIMMYT high-yielding, white-grained wheat.
Tamaya Peressini’s project aimed to evaluate adult plant resistance to tan spot in wheat.