In an interview with The Land, Alison Bentley, director of CIMMYT’s Global Wheat Program and the CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (WHEAT), emphasized the importance of developing drought-tolerant wheat varieties to see better yields in tough seasons.
Source: The Avon Valley and Wheat Belt Advocate (13 Nov 2019)
Four wheat lines from CIMMYT and ICARDA showed good resistance to fungal disease stagonospora nodorum blotch in assessment.
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.