Is uptake of rust-resistant wheat linked to gender equality?
CIMMYT presents data to Tropentag on potential benefits of women participation in household decisions on crop farming and variety selection.
Singh recognized for wheat crop improvement
SAWBAR bestowed the Sh. VS Mathur Memorial Award 2022 upon CIMMYT scientist Ravi Singh for his pioneering work to enhance wheat productivity in India.
MARPLE reaches South Asia
Nepali researchers get trained on rapid diagnostics tool and get ready to monitor yellow rust in the 2022/23 wheat season.
Singh receives lifetime award for wheat breeding successes
Source: World Grain (11 Nov 2021)
Ravi Singh, head of global wheat improvement at CIMMYT, received the 2021 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award.
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.
Ravi Singh earns Lifetime Achievement award from BGRI
Renowned CIMMYT plant breeder recognized for elite wheat varieties that reduced the risk of a global pandemic and now feed hundreds of millions of people around the world.
Aussie drives global research that underpins Australian wheat industry
Source: Grain Central (13 Oct 2021)
Alison Bentley spoke with Grain Central about CIMMYT’s breeding strategy and the use of CIMMYT germplasm in the Australian wheat-growing industry.
Can you help shape the future of plant disease detection?
Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning result in a breakthrough for automated detection of wheat rusts.
Adult plant resistance (APR): the strategy to beat persistent pathogens
CIMMYT’s decision to focus on APR genes versus race-specific genes (R-genes) protects the livelihoods of millions of smallholder wheat farmers throughout Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
The global network safeguarding the world’s wheat
Interactive map illustrates impacts of BGRI’s 15 years of collaboration for disease- and climate-resilient wheat.
Rust-resistant bread wheat varieties widely adopted in Ethiopia
Study shows investments and innovative policy decisions are increasing farmer incomes and national wheat productivity, with varieties originating from CIMMYT making a significant contribution.
Hans Braun receives prestigious Norman Borlaug Award for Lifetime Achievement in Wheat Research
The award honors four individuals who have been integral to the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative.
East Africa partners welcome “new era” in wheat breeding collaboration
Experts from Ethiopia and Kenya join CIMMYT and other partners to renew a long-standing collaboration under the auspices of the new AGG project.
New analysis to help in creating yellow rust resistant wheat
Source: World Grain (15 Jul 2020)
CIMMYT scientists perform large genome-wide association study in India, Kenya and Mexico to understand yellow rust resistance in wheat.