The Australian High Commission, ACIAR and BARC delegates recognizes the BWMRI-CIMMYT collaborative wheat blast research platform in Bangladesh
Delegates travelled to South Asia to witness the success of a collaboration which is combatting wheat blast disease in Bangladesh and for other wheat growing nations.
CIMMYT, AGG wheat experts share latest discoveries at BGRI Technical Workshop
CIMMYT scientists recently joined peers in the international wheat research community to share latest findings, offer updates, and raise compelling questions at the 2021 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Technical Workshop.
Breaking Ground: Fatima Camarillo invests in education
Educator and researcher trains partners from around the world in CIMMYT’s unique wheat improvement course.
A view from above
CIMMYT scientists use high-powered drones and space satellite imagery to accelerate crop improvement, fight pests and diseases and help farmers make better crop management decisions.
“Let there be food to eat”
Longtime CIMMYT collaborator Ruth Wanyera nears retirement from an honorable and decorated career in wheat research.
Progress and opportunities for CIMMYT spring wheat breeding
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.
Building resistance in wheat: International collaboration fights Septoria tritici blotch disease
Tunisia-based Septoria phenotyping platform plays critical role in identifying sources of resistance to the disease.
New publications: Breeders can benefit much more from phenotyping tools
Researchers discuss how phenotyping can assist breeding and make the case for investing in new methodologies.
Breeder friendly phenotyping
Modern phenotyping tools are crucial for crop improvement and breeders can profit much more from them.
New manual provides quantitative approach to drought stress phenotyping
The manual covers field site selection, effects of weather, crop management and other factors to standardize the required intensity, timing and uniformity of imposed drought stress during field trials.