The CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (WHEAT) is unprecedented global alliance for productive, climate-resilient and profitable wheat agri-food systems in lower and middle-income countries.
Farmers need a range of wheat varieties with genetically complex disease resistance.
ICARDA and CIMMYT find genetic resistance to Russian wheat aphid, to boost harvests and reduce risks for health and the environmental.
New study shows that blast outbreaks in one year could cost the region as much as $350 million.
Researchers train as part of global response to the threat of wheat blast.
In an exclusive interview with Laura Strugnell, Ivan discusses the overuse of nitrogen fertilizer, his experiences with farmers, and the future.
Functional genomics must align with crop agronomy and keep food security in clear sight, authors argue.
Seminal study shows that reducing wheat fertilizer rates significantly cuts nitrous oxide emissions without reducing grain yield or quality.
Experts in the UK say that the declining area sown to wheat worldwide, together with stockpiling by China, is masking significant risk in global wheat markets.
Accounting for a fifth of the world's food, wheat is the main source of protein in developing countries and is second only to rice as a source of calories in those consumers diets.
Wheat is a critical source of life for 1.2 billion "wheat dependent" and 2.5 billion "wheat consuming" poor.
Climate-change-induced temperature increases are likely to reduce wheat production in developing countries by 20-30 percent.
By 2050, demand for wheat in the developing world is projected to increase by 60 percent.