Source: Phys.org (10 Jan 2023)
Wheat containing exotic DNA from wild relatives benefits from up to 50 percent higher yields in hot weather compared with elite lines lacking these genes, according to a new study.
A unique study by CIMMYT scientists in Türkiye in collaboration with scientists from the Bolu Abant Izzet Baysal University, Türkiye demonstrate the prevalence of fungi species in wheat production areas in Kazakhstan, which could be affecting wheat yield and quality.
Impressions from attendees of the VIII International Cereal Nematode Symposium.
Genetic gain for yield in CIMMYT varieties distributed in Afghanistan shows an increase over a 14-year period.
SAWBAR bestowed the Sh. VS Mathur Memorial Award 2022 upon CIMMYT scientist Ravi Singh for his pioneering work to enhance wheat productivity in India.
Scientists in the Yaqui Valley, Mexico, release six decades of wheat research evidencing opportunities for improved wheat growth and yield.
A study in India highlights who does what in wheat farming to support the design of gender-responsive interventions in the region.
New textbook covers all aspects of wheat improvement, as well as rapidly evolving technologies and their potential to accelerate genetic gains and adaptation.
Researchers build on existing source-and-sink model to map complex interaction of traits that determine wheat yield throughout its growth cycle, as a guide for breeding and future research.
Urgent action is required to mitigate effects of temperature extremes in South Asia, which threaten wheat production and human health.
The ADAPT-Wheat initiative will help small and medium-size wheat farmers in Ethiopia’s Awash Valley through pilot technologies and farming practices.
Meeting highlights new varieties, production growth and strengthened collaboration through Accelerating Genetic Gains in Maize and Wheat (AGG) project.
Massive study of breeding lines across environments pinpoints genomic regions associated with yield potential and stress-resilience in bread wheat.
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald (3 Mar 2021)
Sanjaya Rajaram, a world-renowned wheat breeder and scientist recognized with the World Food Prize, died on February 17 from COVID-19 in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico.