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SUPER WOMAN: Rosalind Morris an “outstanding wheat cytogeneticist”

May 29, 2015

GENETIC STUDIES WITH WORLDWIDE IMPORTANCE IN EXPLAINING WHEAT GENETICS Rosalind Morris was a pioneer in agricultural science at a time when there were very few women scientists. Her achievements were …

SUPER WOMAN: Nobel winner Barbara McClintock discovered “jumping genes”

May 29, 2015

“JUMPING GENES” EXPLAIN HOW BACTERIA BUILD UP RESISTANCE TO ANTIBIOTIC At a time when women scientists were few and far between, Barbara McClintock made a name for herself as the most distinguished cy …

The journey of a seed

April 16, 2015

Photo credit: CIMMYT CIMMYT Day activities included a session on seed preparation and distribution, including standard procedures of CIMMYT’s Seed Inspection and Distribution Unit (SIDU), which shippe …

Who is your maize or wheat super woman?

February 9, 2015

International Women’s Day gives the world a chance to inspire women and celebrate their achievements. This year, we want to showcase the stories of women who have made innovative strides in the maize …