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Increasingly unpredictable weather poses challenges for breeding widely-adapted wheat lines, but stress tolerance breeding is boosting wheat’s hardiness under rising temperatures.

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Every year, thousands of wheat lines are analyzed in detail in the CIMMYT Wheat Quality laboratory to determine the nutritional, processing and end-use quality of the grain.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Visiting scientist Roi Ben-David discusses Israel’s exotic germplasm gap and ongoing efforts to restore the country’s lost wheat landrace collections.

Nutrition, health and food security
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Source: Popular Science (8 Apr 2019)

CIMMYT wheat breeder Karim Ammar and collaborators are sequencing different strains of durum wheat to compare properties.