International Winter Wheat Improvement Program: history, activities, impact and future
MetadataShow full item record
Alexey Ivanovich Morgunov, Fatih Özdemir, Mesut Keser, Beyhan Akin, Thomas Payne, Hans-Joachim Braun. (28/5/2019). International Winter Wheat Improvement Program: history, activities, impact and future. Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering, 6 (3), pp. 240-250.
International Winter Wheat Improvement Program (IWWIP) was established in 1986 between the Government of Turkey and CIMMYT with three main objectives: (1) develop winter/facultative germplasm for Central and West Asia, (2) facilitate global winter wheat germplasm exchange, and (3) training wheat scientists. ICARDA joined the program in 1991 making it a threeway partnership that continues to work effectively. The germplasm developed by IWWIP as well as the winter wheat cultivars and lines received from global cooperators are assembled into international nurseries. These nurseries are offered annually to public and private entities (IWWIPwebsite)anddistributedtomorethan100cooperatorsinall continents. IWWIP impact has primarily been in new winter wheat cultivars combining broad adaptation, high yield potential, drought tolerance and disease resistance. A total of 93 IWWIP cultivars have been released in 11 countries occupying annually an estimated 2.5–3.0 Mha. IWWIP cooperation with researchers in Turkey, Central and West Asia and several US universities has resulted in a number of publications reviewed in this paper. Important IWWIP impacts include national inventories of wheat landraces in Turkey, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, their collection, characterization, evaluation and utilization.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Author(s)Khudaybergenova, SanobarDate: 2020-06-18Type: ImageStatus: Open accessWinter wheat varieties in Karshi district, Kashkadarya region
Author(s)Karrou, Mohammed; Kellas, Nassim; Zaghouane, Omar; Araus, José Luis; Yousfi, Salima; Serret, Maria Dolores; Chadouli, AhmedDate: 2015-12-18Type: DatasetStatus: Open accessThe dataset contains the results of a trials to study the effects of water regime, nitrogen rate and variety on durum and bread wheat.
Date: 2016-10-14Type: ManualStatus: Open accessThis book is the grandstand of the collaborative endeavors of diverse stakeholders in addressing the challenges of wheat production and wheat rusts in Ethiopia within the context of the international efforts across Africa ...