Subregional Office for Central Asia (SEC)
 

International Winter Wheat Traveling Seminar

20-25 May 2013, Uzbekistan

Photo: FAO SECInternational Winter Wheat Traveling Seminar was organized by the International Winter Wheat Improvement Program (IWWIP) in cooperation with FAO-SEC and the Uzbek National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) on 18–25 May, 2013, in Uzbekistan. The objective of the seminar was to bring together the cooperators of the Program, breeders and plant pathologists,  observe the breeding activities, learn about the national and international breeding programs on breeding of high yielding, good grain quality and disease resistant varieties, visit the national agricultural research institutes, communicate and discuss the status of collaborations as well as to give directions for the future and the work plan.

The seminar brought together more than 40 participants from 12 countries represented by the Central Asian and the Eastern European wheat breeders and plant pathologists and FAO, CIMMYT and ICARDA staff. Moreover, the event was attended by the FAO national consultants on cereal pathology who carry out monitoring and surveillance of cereal pest, diseases and weeds in SEC countries.

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International Winter Wheat Traveling Seminar, Uzbekistan
Winter Wheat Traveling Seminar, Uzbekistan
International Winter Wheat Traveling Seminar, Uzbekistan
Winter Wheat Traveling Seminar, Uzbekistan