CIMMYT researchers outline the potential opportunities and key challenges of doubled haploid line development in maize.
National breeding programs prepped to measure – and boost – genetic gains.
Need for continuous testing and application of new breeding methods to deliver resilient seed varieties at a faster rate is more important now than ever before.
First meetings of the AGG Science and Technical Steering Committees generate insights and recommendations for optimizing breeding schemes.
Alison Bentley introduces herself and CIMMYT’s innovative wheat research at the BGRI Technical Workshop.
Source: AFRICA Agribusiness (31 Aug 2020)
Project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.
CIMMYT’s historic Toluca station will host a new rapid generation advancement and speed breeding facility to accelerate genetic gains in wheat.
Source: The Rwandan (30 Jul 2020)
AGG project will deliver improved, stress resilient, nutritious seed to smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia.
Source: Seed Quest (28 Jul 2020)
The new AGG project has a strong focus on more synergistic and supportive partnerships with national programs to help improve the effectiveness of their breeding efforts.