Landraces of Anatolia was introduced to the sector with an organized event

20.06.2017 / View : 1361 / Archive

Within the scope of the project, which is carried out under the partnership of the Institute, CIMMYT and ICARDA, at our institute which has been planted in the scope of the project, 176 local wheat cultivated “Improving Food Security By Enhancing Wheat Production And its Resilience To Climate Change Through Maintaining The Diversity of Currently Grown Landraces”  a field day event was organized for introduction. On the field day, when many invited guests attended, the participants showed a great deal of interest in the local wheat varieties. The project will continue until 2020 with the aim of preserving local wheat varieties in place and pilot studies are being conducted in Konya, Malatya, Mardin and Tokat provinces. The project is being implemented simultaneously in Afghanistan and Iran.