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Breeding for enhanced zinc and iron concentration in CIMMYT spring wheat germplasm
Micronutrient malnutrition, resulting from dietary deficiency of important minerals such as zinc (Zn) and iron (Fe), is a widespread food-related health problem. Genetic enhancement of crops with elevated levels of these ...
Adaptation and performance of CIMMYT spring wheat genotypes targeted to high rainfall areas of the world
The high rainfall mega-environment [mega environment 2 (ME2)], characterized by more than 500 mm rainfall during wheat season, is one of the 12 mega-environments on which the global wheat breeding program of the International ...
Molecular approaches for designing heat tolerant wheat
Global warming is causing changes in temperature rapidly for over two decades. The increased temperature during reproductive phase of plant growth has emerged as a serious problem all over the world. Constant or transitory ...
Wheat diseases and pests: a guide for field identification