Divya Pandey (IFPRI)

Photo Divya Pandey (IFPRI)

Ethiopian wheat offers unique source of diversity for weathering climate change

A pioneering analysis of selected varieties of Ethiopian durum wheat has revealed a fresh source of genetic diversity, which could allow crop breeders to create new varieties more resilient to climate change-induced stresses. The study, published in the Plant Biotechnology Journal and undertaken by scientists in Italy and Ethiopia, was unprecedented in its scale, methods of analysis, and… Read more »