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Why is wheat a strategic crop for Africa?
In the 1990's, economists considered wheat to be a "minor food" for consumers in sub-Saharan Africa. But wheat is a no longer a minor crop. African countries will spend about US$20 billion to import some 40 million tons ...
Wheat's Victor Kommerell on how to avoid another food crisis
With maize fields threatened by severe drought in the United States and wheat prices doubling in the face of heat and drought stress in Russia, Kazakhstan, and the Ukraine -- a region that accounts for nearly a quarter of ...
Battling the fungal stem rust ug99 in Ethiopia
In the battle to prevent a global wheat crop catastrophe from an unchecked airborne fungus, scientists use monitoring stations in Ethiopia to enhance their arsenal. But the job is not easy. The Kulumsa research station in ...
Wheat is one of the most important grains in the world and the second most relied upon in the developing world. This video explores the history of wheat and the many farmers who depend on wheat for their livelihoods.
Rust resistant durum wheat
"Between preliminary yield trials and elite yield trials we've got about 2500 lines and they are all resistant to leaf rust," says Karim Ammar, a wheat breeder, breeding for rust resistance that also increases quality. ...
Ensayos Internacionales de Trigo : el nuevo procesamiento de semillas
This video highlights facilities for cleaning, washing, processing and packaging of seeds in CIMMYT.
Wheat International Nurseries : the new seed process
A short video explaining the methods and steps behind CIMMYT''s seed processing, including cleaning, grading, washing, treating and packaging.
Advanced technology for wheat cultivation
Explanation about the relationed activities with the wheat cultivation in Bangladesh.
Symptoms of wheat stem rusts and scoring classifications
Bob McIntosh describes different symptoms of stem rusts as well as appropriate techniques for classifying the severity of rust infections.
Water and wheat
Yann Manes conducts experiments on wheat with regards to water in Ciudad Obregon.