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.
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.
A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.