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Author(s)Date: 2022-05-09Status: Open accessCrop landraces have unique local agroecological and societal functions and offer important genetic resources for plant breeding. Recognition of the value of landrace diversity and concern about its erosion on farms have ...
Title: Farming with alternative pollinators’ approach supports diverse and abundant pollinator community in melon fields in a semi-arid landscape Author(s)Date: 2022-11-05Status: Open accessThe presence of pollinating insects in crop fields is an essential factor for agricultural production and pollinator conservation. Agricultural intensification has been identified as a driver of pollinator decline over the ...
Title: Genome-Wide Association Study of Leaf Rust Resistance at Seedling and Adult Plant Stages in a Global Barley Panel Author(s)Date: 2022-11-01Status: Open accessBarley leaf rust caused by Puccinia hordei (Ph) is one of the major limiting biotic stresses of barley production worldwide and causes yield losses of up to 60%. A diversity panel of 316 barley genotypes (AM2017) composed ...
Title: Insect Resistance Author(s)Date: 2022-06-03Type: Book ChapterStatus: Open accessStudies to-date have shown the availability of enough genetic diversity in the wheat genetic resources (land races, wild relatives, cultivars, etc.) for resistance to the most economically important insect pests such as ...
Author(s)Date: 2022-11-16Type: PresentationStatus: Open accessThe presentation was made by the ICARDA Director General and is linked to the role of agrobiodiversity in Tajikistan for the world food security roundtable discussion at COP27