genomics

Features

An article in Amar Ujala in India explores the cross-country collaboration instigated by the Borlaug Institute for South Asia.

News

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.

Publications

Researchers use genome-wide association mapping approach to identify new regions with resistance to the disease.

News

Projects will focus on developing new breeding technologies, screening tools and novel traits to improve wheat in the face of heat and drought.

Publications

Researchers evaluate the use of genomic selection in wheat breeding against deadly fungal disease.

News

Researchers found that prediction performance was highest using a multi-trait model.

News

Genomic selection breeding approach paves the way to better maize and wheat in farmers’ fields faster.

News

Study validates importance and uncovers new benefits of crucial wheat genome segment.

Press releases

CIMMYT researchers and partners are applying genomics, remote sensing and big data analysis to fortify the crop against climate-related stresses.

Features

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.

Press releases

CIMMYT contributes to sequencing genomes of 15 wheat varieties around the world.

News

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.

Nutrition, health and food security
Publications

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

Nutrition, health and food security
Press releases

A team of scientists has completed one of the largest genetic analyses ever done of any agricultural crop to find desirable traits in wheat’s extensive and unexplored diversity.