Bread wheat breeding
The release of 31 wheat varieties brings Pakistan closer to self-suffiency in wheat production.
Elite wheat lines from the work are being freely shared with partners worldwide.
Using technology often overlooked for analyzing genome qualities, scientists discover wheat landraces with resistance to the impacts of climate change.
Source: CGTN (4 Oct 2022)
Climate change, particularly rising temperatures, are impacting on wheat yields. CIMMYT is working to develop new varieties with tolerance to the effects of climate change.
CIMMYT’s experimental station in Obregón is a mecca for wheat research and breeding, where scientists have access to state-of-the-art field facilities and an ideal location.
A research team in Mexico has been awarded the BGRI Gene Stewardship Award for their groundbreaking work on wheat breeding.
Scientists in the Yaqui Valley, Mexico, release six decades of wheat research evidencing opportunities for improved wheat growth and yield.
New textbook covers all aspects of wheat improvement, as well as rapidly evolving technologies and their potential to accelerate genetic gains and adaptation.