Half a century earlier, scientists collected and preserved samples of maize landraces in Morelos, Mexico. Now, descendants of those farmers were able to get back their ancestral maize seeds and, with them, a piece of their family history.
Amos Alakonya talks pests, procedure, and why everyone should be concerned about seed health.
Head of CIMMYT Wheat Germplasm Bank receives Frank N. Meyer Medal for contributions to germplasm collection, conservation and use.
With so much germplasm to categorize, what’s the best way to label them? Seeds of Discovery is working on the answer.
For the first time ever, a research team of more than 40 scientists has genetically characterized values of exotics in hexaploid wheat.