Growing the right wheat varieties is necessary to nutritiously feed a growing population in the context of environmental stress.
China-based CIMMYT-JAAS screening station aims for global impact in the fight against deadly Fusarium head blight.
CIMMYT wheat scientist explores new sources of rust resistance to create new rust-resistant wheat varieties.
New publications: Durum wheat selection under zero tillage increases early vigor and is neutral to yield
Researchers demonstrate that CIMMYT’s durum wheat lines can be grown, bred, and selected under zero tillage or conventional tillage conditions without negatively affecting yield.
International symposium in New Delhi serves to discuss new technologies and management approaches.
Wheat blast is one of the most fearsome and intractable wheat diseases in recent decades. It spreads through infected seeds, crop residues as well as by spores that can travel long distances in the air, posing a major threat to wheat production in tropical areas.
A new video highlights the work of the Heat and Drought Wheat Improvement Consortium (HeDWIC) to create new climate-resilient wheat varieties.
CIMMYT scientist contributed to the development and adoption of more than 70 wheat varieties in Central and West Asia.
Science offers opportunity to curb greenhouse gas emissions related to agriculture and meet climate goals.
Source: Donne del Food (28 Nov 2019)
Rapid alert system has been developed to predict the spread of wheat rust.