Wheat

Food security
Press releases

China-based CIMMYT-JAAS screening station aims for global impact in the fight against deadly Fusarium head blight.

Program Director, CIMMYT Enterprise Breeding System
Capacity development
Features

CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers demonstrate that CIMMYT’s durum wheat lines can be grown, bred, and selected under zero tillage or conventional tillage conditions without negatively affecting yield.

Communications Specialist
Innovation and technology
News

International symposium in New Delhi serves to discuss new technologies and management approaches.

Food security
Explainers

Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It spreads through infected seeds, crop residues as well as by spores that can travel long distances in the air, posing a major threat to wheat production in tropical areas.

Capacity development
Videos

A new video highlights the work of the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC) to create new climate-resilient wheat varieties.

Food security
Features

CIMMYT scientist contributed to the development and adoption of more than 70 wheat varieties in Central and West Asia.

Climate change
Features

Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Wheat Physiology

Associate Scientist - Wheat Physiology

Communications Officer, CGIAR Research Program on Wheat
Innovation and technology
In the media

Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)

Rapid alert system has been developed to predict the spread of wheat rust.

Food security
In the media

Source: Kooperation International (25 Nov 2019)

CIMMYT and the Julius Kühn Institute signed a Declaration of Intent to intensify joint research on disease-resistant and stress-tolerant wheat.