New project to deliver wheat disease warnings directly to farmers’ phones in Bangladesh and Nepal.
Looking at wheat diseases in times of the COVID-19 crisis.
Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.
What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?
Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.
What they are, why they are important for your health, and how to identify them.
Researchers discuss how phenotyping can assist breeding and make the case for investing in new methodologies.
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.
Breeders are developing wheat varieties that have stable grain yield under low-water and high-temperature conditions.
Modern phenotyping tools are crucial for crop improvement and breeders can profit much more from them.
Source: Dawn (9 Feb 2020)
Climate change threatens wheat yields in South Asia.
Source: Dawn (6 Feb 2020)
CIMMYT warns wheat-growing farmers in Pakistan to watch for yellow rust disease.
New publications: Optimum nitrogen fertilizer rates for rice and wheat in the Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
The results of the study will allow farmers to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.