CIMMYT, El Batán, Mexico, August 1-2,2016
Communications Update: Haley Ahlers
Project Overview: Jesse Poland
CIMMYT Overview: Ravi Singh
Bangladesh Update: Mohkles Rahman
CIMMYT-Obregon Update: Suchismita Mondal
CIMMYT Update: Susanne Dreisigacker
Genomic Prediction: Jose Crossa Hiriart
USAID-FTF Overview: Vern Long
Dataverse Update: Kate Dreher
CIMMYT Remote Sensing: Francisco Pinto & Matthew Reynolds
UAV Phenotyping: Daljit Singh
Plant pathology graduate student Emily Delorean is the fifth K-State student to receive Monsanto's prestigious Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program fellowship. Read full story.
Crippling climate changes, coupled with a growing population, threaten food security, economic welfare and social harmony in South Asia—a region heavily dependent on wheat for its nutrition and income. But in the race to fight hunger, the development of new wheat varieties that can withstand harsh growing conditions is severely hindered by traditionally laborious and time-consuming breeding processes. Read full article in Feed the Future September newsletter.
The National Science Foundation's Plant Genome Program awarded K-State wheat researchers a three-year, $1.6 million grant to fund projects and collaborations to help train new generations to answer challenging plant genomics questions. Read full article.