Turkey-CIMMYT-ICARDA IWWIP Program prepared and distributed the following four international nurseries for 2018-2019 season. Web data and field books are available on website.
26th FAWWON-IR: 26th Facultative and Winter Wheat Observation Nursery for Irrigated Environments
26th FAWWON-SA: 26th Facultative and Winter Wheat Observation Nursery for Semiarid Environments
22nd IWWYT-IR: 22nd International Winter Wheat Yield Trial for Irrigated Environments
21st IWWYT-SA: 21st International Winter Wheat Yield Trial for Semiarid Environments
The new greenhouse opened at Aegean Agricultural Research Institute in Izmir and will be used for speed breeding in International Winter Wheat Improvement Program. The capacity of facility is for 25.000 plants per cycle and will be used to have 3 generations in 13-14 months.
Prof. Ronnie Coffman (BGRI Vice-Chairman) and Dr. Maricelis Acevedo (BGRI Executive Director) visit to Turkey, May 27 - June , 2018
Every year visitors come from outside to learn about IWWIP activities and make germplasm selection. This year visit will cover key breeding sites and will be combined with phenotyping workshop. Around 45 local and international visitors are expected.
You can see the story about the event via the links below
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Project: ''Improving food security by enhancing wheat production and its resilience to climate change through maintaining the diversity of currently grown landraces''