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The Fully Annotated Wheat Genome!

It is an exciting day for the wheat community!

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Maricelis Acevedo · 17 Aug 2018

Community-based Seed System Initiative thrives in Nepal

Subhash Adhikari is one of 70 smallholder wheat farmers in the Chitwan district of Nepal benefitting from the Seed System Initiative, implemented by Cornell’s Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat (DGGW) project in

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Mansi Naithani · 24 Jul 2018

Towards demand-led gender-responsive breeding in wheat: Insights from the BGRI Technical Workshop

At the 2018 BGRI Workshop focus was placed on gender-responsive breeding, Read more from GREAT

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Bernice Waweru · 11 Jul 2018

Inauguration of the Regional Cereal Rust Research Center in Turkey

In a trip to Turkey on May 29-30, 2018, Ronnie Coffman, vice-chair of the BGRI, and Maricelis Acevedo, associate director of science for the Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat (DGGW) project, participated in the inauguration of the Regional Cereal Rust Research Center (RCRRC) in Izmir at the Aegean

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Linda McCandless · 10 Jul 2018

BGRI 2018 Recap, Part 2: Harnessing new technologies and tools for genetic gain in wheat

In another first for the BGRI Technical Workshop, the sessions moved beyond rust to think in a broader sense about the BGRI’s mandate to deliver genetic gains in wheat, and how we need to consider physiology and abiotic stresses in order to do this.

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Samantha Hautea and Emma Quilligan · 25 May 2018

BGRI 2018 Recap, Part 1: Innovation and international collaboration is key to fighting wheat disease

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) has achieved much in the last decade through its mission to reduce the world’s vulnerability to stem, yellow, and leaf rusts of wheat.

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Samantha Hautea and Emma Quilligan · 23 May 2018

2018 Women in Triticum Award Winners

The BGRI is proud to again honor an outstanding group of women scientists with the 2018 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum Award for early career and for mentoring. The winners received their award at the 2018 BGRI Technical Workshop in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Tessa Schneider · 25 Apr 2018

Francisco Barro, developer of gluten-free wheat, to deliver keynote address at BGRI Technical Workshop

A few years ago, the idea of gluten-free wheat was more theoretical than real.

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Samantha Hautea · 29 Mar 2018

The Journey Toward Gender Responsive Wheat Breeding in Kenya

The GREAT Gender-responsive Cereal Grains Breeding Course in Uganda surpassed my expectations. Week One was held in August 2018 and Week Two in January 2018. The experience transformed my thoughts about research and the driving force behind my efforts as a wheat breeder.

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Bernice Ngina Waweru · 23 Mar 2018

GRRC annual report on wheat yellow rust 2017 released

Unusual and severe epidemics of yellow rust were observed on several continents in 2017. In a number of cases, epidemic sites at different continents were inter-related by prevalence of genetically identical yellow rust genotypes and races.

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Jens Grønbech Hansen · 21 Feb 2018