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April 13, 2015

Mexico meeting outlines scientific roadmap for increasing wheat yields - Wheat breeders must use broad range of techniques to meet food security needs 

February 15, 2015

5th International Conference on Next Generation Genomics and Integrated Breeding for Crop Improvement to offer live webcast

February 9, 2015

Innovation, what’s that all about?

February 6, 2015

UC Davis Plant Breeding Academy by numbers

January 8, 2015

The International Wheat Yield Partnership appoints Program Director

InterGrain's Reg Lance lauded as Bountiful Barley Breeder

December 22, 2014

Indonesia - Temasek Foundation's Aceh rice project yielding results (Channel NewsAsia)

December 10, 2014

Scientists seal agreement to boost adaptability of wheat to climate change - Delegates detail strategy for protecting stapel food crop from environmental shocks

Scientists seal agreement to boost adaptability of wheat to climate change - Breeding researchers of the Julius Kühn Institute weigh in their competence in stress  and heat resistance research
Globale Initiative will Anpassung des Weizens an den Klimawandel vorantreiben - Züchtungsforscher des Julius Kühn-Instituts bringen ihre Kompetenzen zur Trockenstressforschung ein 

November 27, 2014

United kingdom and India collaborate on future-proof crops - Drought-tolerant tomatoes, improved wheat and grass pea could provide crops for the future

Scientists to develop new drought tolerant wheat

NIAB superwheat expertise to aid India wheat breeding

November 17, 2014

Maize opportunities and challenges for Asia

November 8, 2014

You can’t have one without the other: farmers need plant breeders to keep developing new varieties and breeders need farmers to buy their seed (Grainews)

November 1, 2014

India - DuPont opens multi-crop research centre in Hyderabad (Business Standard)

October 18, 2014

Himachal Pradesh centre helps Punjab Agricultural University with wheat research (The Indian Express)

September 23, 2014

Visiting scientist uses South Dakota State University technology to improve Korean white wheat

Heralding the dawn of a new era in rice improvement (BusinessMirror)

August 27, 2014

Nexgen Plants Pty Ltd presents at Australasian Plant Virology workshop

August 22, 2014

Heat stress-resilient maize hybrids for Asian farmers

August 14, 2014

Australia - Bayer CropScience's breeding centre recognised by Australian Business Awards

August 13, 2014

Statistical model predicts performance of hybrid rice - UC Riverside-led research could revolutionize hybrid breeding in agriculture

August 12, 2014

Australian agriculture builds on world expertise

July 23, 2014

A global strategy for ICARDA's wheat program

July 22, 2014

‘One Agriculture-One Science’:  a new partnership to revitalize global agricultural education

June 24, 2014

Research at Queensland University of Technology on improving competitive advantages for Queensland's mungbean and chickpea growers is gaining ground (Queensland Country Life)

June 20, 2014

ARC Research Hub for Genetic Diversity and Molecular Breeding for Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate

June 18, 2014

2014 World Food Prize honors critical breakthroughs in wheat - Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram of India and Mexico worked hand-in-hand with Nobel Laureate Dr. Norman Borlaug, and bred an
impressive 480 varieties of wheat to provide nutritious grains resistant to rust disease and adaptable in a vast array of climates to feed more people

June 13, 2014

Pre-breeding: DNA ‘chips’ herald new era in plant breeding - Revolutionary new DNA marker tools that function almost like biological computer chips have opened the way to an unprecedented capability to exploit the vast genetic variation of the wheat gene pool

June 11, 2014

The boom-bust cycle of rust resistance genes continues unabated in Western China, but CIMMYT lines are mostly unaffected








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