Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

Wheat breeding must account for warmer, wetter climates in North America and Russia, new study shows

October 18, 2018

A wheat crop in northern Kazakhstan. (Photo: Alexey Morgounov/CIMMYT) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            MEXICO CITY — Breeders of spring wheat for North America and Russia need to adapt their varieties …

Seminar seeks to boost wheat production in West and Central Asia

June 23, 2017

The sixth International Winter Wheat Travelling Seminar was recently held in Krasnodar, Russia, to improve wheat breeding across West and Central Asia.

Wheat area expansion faces a headwind requiring increased spending on R&D to raise yields

October 9, 2014

Over the last 50 years big increases in agricultural production have come through improved yields. Since 1990, wheat is the only major crop to experience an overall decline in area.

Strengthening CIMMYT cooperation with Russia

August 20, 2013

Left to right: Vladimir Shamanin, Alex Morgounov, Sergey Petukhovskiy, Hans Braun, and Nina Kazydub. CIMMYT Global Wheat Program director Hans-Joachim Braun and winter wheat breeder Alex Morgounov att …