Source: Ukr Agroconsult (1 Nov 2023)
An article in Amar Ujala in India explores the cross-country collaboration instigated by the Borlaug Institute for South Asia.
Scientists step up wheat landrace conservation efforts in Afghanistan, Turkey and other countries in the regionEnvironmental health and biodiversity
In 2009, a team of wheat scientists from CIMMYT, ICARDA, FAO, and national partners set off on a five-year expedition across Central Asia to collect as many landraces as they could find.
Researchers use genome-wide association mapping approach to identify new regions with resistance to the disease.
International scientists awarded grants supporting the HeDWIC-FFAR project to boost climate resilience in wheatClimate adaptation and mitigation
Projects will focus on developing new breeding technologies, screening tools and novel traits to improve wheat in the face of heat and drought.
Researchers evaluate the use of genomic selection in wheat breeding against deadly fungal disease.
Researchers found that prediction performance was highest using a multi-trait model.
Genomic selection breeding approach paves the way to better maize and wheat in farmers’ fields faster.
Study validates importance and uncovers new benefits of crucial wheat genome segment.
CIMMYT researchers and partners are applying genomics, remote sensing and big data analysis to fortify the crop against climate-related stresses.
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.
CIMMYT contributes to sequencing genomes of 15 wheat varieties around the world.
Scientists in the Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat for Improved Livelihoods (AGG) project share history and latest results at annual wheat research gathering.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.