Every year, thousands of wheat lines are analyzed in detail in the CIMMYT Wheat Quality laboratory to determine the nutritional, processing and end-use quality of the grain.
Varietal trait prioritization is important for balancing commercial realities and farmers’ diverse interests.
A mock shop helps researchers understand how Kenyan farmers choose maize seed when their preferred varieties are out of stock.
Researchers in Kenya and Uganda are incorporating sensory preferences like taste, smell or texture into maize breeding.
Call for interest: Development trait prioritization as part of a sub-Saharan African crop variety replacement strategyInnovations
The CGIAR Excellence in Breeding Platform (EiB) is looking to provide matching funding for two projects.