Wheat

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.

Health and nutrition
Press releases

Review indicates positive health impacts from diverse diets that include not more than 50% carbohydrates and the right mix of grain-based foods.

Innovation and technology
News

Recognized for most-cited works worldwide on Web of Science Group’s list of Highly Cited Researchers.

Food security
Features

Meeting with Ethiopian researchers and policymakers outlines path forward for cooperation.

Food security
In the media

Source: Seed World (19 Nov 2019)

While food production must rise order to feed a growing population and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, wheat can play a big role in this process.

Food security
News

Hans-Joachim Braun and Alexey Morgunov receive awards and fellowships at annual meeting of crop science peers.

Food security
In the media

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.

Food security
News

Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

New research describes a revolutionary early warning system that can predict and mitigate wheat rust diseases in Ethiopia.

Food security
Publications

Researchers present highlights from 40 years of collaboration on wheat genomics, breeding for disease resistance and quality improvement.

Health and nutrition
Features

CIMMYT wheat breeder supports smallholder farmers without access to a diversified diet by improving nutritional quality in wheat.

Food security
Videos

BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

Food security
In the media

Source: Science Daily (15 Oct 2019)

Study demonstrates the effectiveness of genomic selection in a wheat improvement program.