genetic analysis


Genetic analysis of the Afghan wheat landrace KU3067 reveals resistance to leaf rust and stripe rust, which can be used to develop further disease-resistant wheat varieties.

In the media

Source: Corteva (10 Aug 2022)

Genetic analysis plays a vital role in tackling crop diseases such as wheat stem rust, which can be financially devastating for farmers.


This metagenomics study examines how application of organic material alters soil microbial populations and functionality in soil from permanent beds with residue retention.

Nutrition, health and food security

A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.