Bread wheat breeding
Young CIMMYT scientist receives 2022 Japan Award for global research to combat wheat aphids
Elite wheat lines from the work are being freely shared with partners worldwide.
Drought and heat tolerance in bread wheat landraces
Using technology often overlooked for analyzing genome qualities, scientists discover wheat landraces with resistance to the impacts of climate change.
Developing climate change resistant wheat
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.
The future of wheat
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.
Winner of BGRI Gene Stewardship Award announced
A research team in Mexico has been awarded the BGRI Gene Stewardship Award for their groundbreaking work on wheat breeding.
Achieving sixty years of wheat yield increase
Scientists in the Yaqui Valley, Mexico, release six decades of wheat research evidencing opportunities for improved wheat growth and yield.
Wheat improvement: Food security in a changing climate
New textbook covers all aspects of wheat improvement, as well as rapidly evolving technologies and their potential to accelerate genetic gains and adaptation.