Wheat Field in Ludhiana, India, BISA

Genomics will improve wheat yield and resilience

Capstone publication of the first five years of collaboration through our USAID Feed the Future project. These results will speed up global efforts to breed more productive & climate-resilient varieties of bread wheat.


USAID Extends Innovation and Research Partnerships

USAID Extends Innovation and Research Partnerships

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today the extension of two research partnerships, totaling $17 million, with Kansas State University that are helping to combat global hunger.


Wheat Code Finally Cracked

Wheat Code Finally Cracked

Kansas State University scientists, in collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, published in the international journal Science a detailed description of the complete genome of bread wheat, the world’s most widely-cultivated crop.


New Genomic Tool Searches Wheat's Wild Past

New Genomic Tool Searches Wheat’s Wild Past

A new genetic directory launched today will enable researchers and breeders to scan the genomes of wild relatives of modern wheat to find disease-fighting properties lost to domestication.