Translational research delivers to breeders worldwide elite wheat lines made by adding newly discovered yield-related traits from research projects (https://iwyp.org) to double rates of genetic gain necessary to meet increasing demands for wheat.
Agriculture, Climate Change and Resilience
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Optimum seeding density, balanced nutrient supply, careful handling, rapid transplanting and proper seedling age can increase yield rice by 0.25-1.0 t/ha compared to farmers’ typical practices of using much older seedlings, where area not excessively flooded.
Feed the Future is the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative. By equipping people with the knowledge and tools they need to feed themselves, Feed the Future is addressing the root causes of poverty and hunger, helping people end their reliance on aid, and creating important opportunities for a new generation of young people—all while building a more stable world.