Wheat

Innovation and technology
Features

New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.

Food security
Features

Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.

Food security
Videos

Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.

Health and nutrition
Photos

What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?

Climate change
Videos

Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.

Health and nutrition
Explainers

What they are, why they are important for your health, and how to identify them.

Innovation and technology
Publications

Researchers discuss how phenotyping can assist breeding and make the case for investing in new methodologies.

Food security
News

New blog published by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs argues that balancing food security, rural livelihoods, water for agriculture and air quality need not be a zero-sum game.

Climate change
Videos

Breeders are developing wheat varieties that have stable grain yield under low-water and high-temperature conditions.

Wheat Breeder
Innovation and technology
Infographics

Modern phenotyping tools are crucial for crop improvement and breeders can profit much more from them.

Associate Scientist
Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (9 Feb 2020)

Climate change threatens wheat yields in South Asia.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Feb 2020)

CIMMYT warns wheat-growing farmers in Pakistan to watch for yellow rust disease.

Climate change
Publications

The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.