Farmer Field Schools: Innovative and Effective Farmer Training in Nepal
Under the aegis of the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat (DGGW) project, the Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) has established a seed system in Nepal for the purpose of creating access to quality certified seeds for smallholder farmers in the Chitwan region of Nepal.
Rijuta Garapaty, Rituparna Majumder, and Suman Dhakal · 25 Apr 2019
2019 Women in Triticum award winners announced at CIMMYT visitor week
The Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat (DGGW) project’s new cohort of Women in Triticum awardees was announced March 20 at the International Center for Maize and Wheat Improvement (CIMMYT).
Samantha Hautea · 20 Mar 2019
DGGW surveillance training in 2018-19 in South Asia
Wheat disease surveillance facilitates the targeted release of rust resistant wheat varieties and/or the withdrawal of susceptible varieties.
Aishwariya Varadan K., Richa Kapur and Rituparna Majumder · 27 Feb 2019
Learning to Lead and Build a Team
“This excellently prepared training helped in building team working skills via several team building activities and games.
Linda McCandless · 13 Feb 2019
Yr15 wheat stripe rust resistance gene: discovery, cloning and future perspectives
In October 2018, an international team of researchers released a paper that described the main results of the cloning of the highly effective wheat stripe rust resistance gene, Yr15.
Valentyna Klymiuk · 29 Jan 2019
The BGRI Training web site
The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative is pleased to announce our newest web resource: the BGRI Training web suite. Featuring over 40 training videos, this resource is designed to aid early career wheat and rust researchers in their studies and to establish best practices for things like sample prep
John Bakum · 30 Oct 2018
International Collaboration to Alleviate an Emerging Threat to Wheat
Matthew Rouse contributed this blog to the World Food Prize's: The Borlaug Blog
Matthew Rouse · 22 Oct 2018
BAU hosts three day national meet of wheat scientists
About 300 scientists from across India and abroad discussed the ways and means of increasing the area, production, productivity and nutritional content of wheat and barley at the three-day Annual Group Meeting of the All India Coordinated Research Project on Wheat and Barley organized at Birsa Ag
The Pioneer, Delhi, India · 24 Sep 2018
Indian Researchers Receive 2018 Gene Stewardship Award
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), in New Delhi, India, and associated institutions were granted the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) Gene Stewardship Award at the 2018 BGRI Technical Workshop in Marrakech, Morocco, on April 14, 2018.
Linda McCandless · 19 Sep 2018
MARPLE Diagnostics: A Pioneering Step in Ethiopian Wheat Rust Management
A new revolutionary mobile lab set-up created by the Diane Saunders lab of the John Innes Centre is being trialed currently at the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) in Holeta, Ethiopia in collaboration with CIMMYT.
ACACIA · 5 Sep 2018