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Francisco J. Piñera-Chavez

Associate Scientist - Wheat Physiology

Francisco Piñera has a multidisciplinary background in biology, crop production and crop physiology. He joined CIMMYT’s Global Wheat Program in 2016.

Piñera’s research focuses on identifying traits and developing genetic resources for increased lodging resistance in wheat. He also coordinates collaborative activities with Mexican partners to develop new germplasm for wheat growing areas in Mexico.