Speed Breeding Achievements in IWWIP
After the structuring Speed Breeding Facility in Izmir, IWWIP has actively benefited from it and achieved three winter wheat generations in the first thirteen months. The rapid generation materials in that first year are now in the preliminary yield trials (PYT) and around 1,400 lines were planted in Konya.
International Winter Wheat Improvement Program: history, activities, impact and future
The history, activities, impact and future of the IWWIP have been evaluated by Morgounov et al., (2019) and published at Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering. 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. The role of winter wheat in the global context and production environments, current IWWIP breeding system, research highlights, impact, and future perspectives were examined by authors.
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INTERNATIONAL NURSERY REPORTS
Advanced IWWIP germplasms and introduction materials are distributed every year through International Nurseries for observing their performance in different regions and providing germplasm to breeding communities.
The reports are including the cooperators, pedigree, days to heading, plant height, diseases in the regions, final grain yield and other observations collected from collaborators are available at Nursery Data section in web page.
The International Nurseries for season 2020 were distributed on request
Around 250 sets of four international nurseries were prepared and distributed to cooperators who requested the IWWIP materials through www.iwwip.org.