Australia Barley tour 2017

Australia Barley Tour 2017

Ramesh Verma (Senior Barley Breeder, ICARDA), Sajid Rehman (Pathologist, ICARDA) and Mark Dieters (Australian Barley CAIGE coordinator, The University of Queensland) met at Melbourne airport on morning of Thursday September 7th for the start of the 2017 CAIGE barley tour.

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Australia Wheat & Durum tour 2017

Australia Wheat & Durum Tour 2017

Report prepared by Dr Julie M Nicol (CAIGE Coordinator and Prof Richard Trethowan (CAIGE Leader, Wheat) During the busy 8 day visit we managed to visit all 13 CAIGE trials (6 Bread Wheat and 7 Durum Wheat) with the exception

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On the road with Dr Hans Braun

“During 140 breeding cycles, CIMMYT has continually crossed the best material identified at different locations, accumulating the biodiversity that allows our wheat to cope well with climate variability,” Dr Braun said. “At CIMMYT, we believe this adaptability is important to achieving yield stability.”

Dr Hans Braun CIMMYT


My presence is more about seeing the trial sites and understanding the Australian growing environments, [...] I think it is important that the CIMMYT scientists come here to ‘calibrate their eyes’ so we can select material for CAIGE in a way that is relevant to Australian growers

Dr Karim Ammar CIMMYT


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