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Calling all Women Geneticists!

UC Davis, CA: Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam has the opening keynote at the 2016 Plant and Animal Genome (PAG) Conference and wants to do a humorous music video featuring selfies of female geneticists doing science that can include family, pets, livestock or whatever you think would make an ...

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18 Dec 2015


Jesse Dubin and Bill Bruckart honored in Kulumsa Library dedication

KULUMSA, ETHIOPIA: The Kulumsa Agricultural Research Center dedicated a corner of the Kulumsa University Library to Dr. Jesse Dubin and Dr. William (Bill) Bruckart, in a small ceremony at the center on November 5. The two men championed the acquisition and donation of reference materials in ...

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Linda McCandless with Dr. Bedada · 11 Dec 2015


PBI-Cobbitty: A cereal rust 'mecca' on tour

COBBITTY, NSW: Wheat rust experts from around the world consider the University of Sydney’s Plant Breeding Institute (PBI), in 

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20 Oct 2015


CIMMYT wheat breeder Ravi Singh wins China’s Friendship Award

EL BATAN, Mexico, October 7 (CIMMYT) - Gains in China’s agricultural productivity over the past 30 years are due in large measure to smallholder farmers who have readily adopted innovative farming practices introduced by scientists, said a top wheat breeder during a speech at the country’s ...

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Julie Mollins, CIMMYT · 12 Oct 2015


Meet the BGRI 2015 Poster Winners

Judged by an expert panel to be the best of the best, the BGRI offers its congratulations to the 2015 BGRI Poster Award winners.

 

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John Bakum · 2 Oct 2015


Kenya wheat team wins prestigious 2015 Gene Stewardship Award

Sydney, Australia: Three Kenyans were awarded the 2015 BGRI Gene Stewardship Award and received the coveted “Norman Borlaug” statue for their work in wheat during the 2015 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) ...

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Linda McCandless · 18 Sep 2015


2015 WIT early career awards recognize four young women in wheat

Sydney, Australia —  Four young women wheat scientists received the 2015 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum Early Career awards today — Philomin Juliana, Shideh Mojerlou, Kerri Neugebauer, and Kathryn Turner. ...

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Linda McCandless · 18 Sep 2015


Mike Pumphrey receives 2015 BGRI Mentor Award

Sydney, Australia — Michael ‘Mike’ Pumphrey, associate professor of wheat breeding and genetics at Washington State University (WSU), was awarded the 2015 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum Mentor Award during ...

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Linda McCandless · 18 Sep 2015


Scientists to detail progress and challenges regarding global wheat threats at meetings in Australia

Sydney, Australia — The world's top wheat experts will gather in Sydney later this month to report progress on replacing rust susceptible varieties of wheat even as they report the unsettling incidence of new ...

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Linda McCandless with Julie Mollins · 3 Sep 2015


Kingbird released in Ethiopia to address new stem rust threat

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Farmers in Ethiopia are banking on Kingbird, the latest variety of wheat to be released by the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR). Kingbird is resistant to Ug99, the devastating race of stem ...

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Linda McCandless · 25 Aug 2015


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