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About IWGSC

Published: 07/17/2014 10:00 pm

The IWGSC, with 2,400 members in 68 countries, is an international, collaborative consortium, established in 2005 by a group of wheat growers, plant scientists, and public and private breeders.

Infographic: Wheat - A Key Crop for Food Security

Published: 04/18/2018 05:48 pm

Wheat is the number one food crop consumed in the world, and the main source of calories and proteins in human diets.

Fact Sheet: How Breeders Use a Genome Reference Sequence

Published: 03/01/2018 05:50 pm

The availability of a reference genome for a crop helps plant breeders to speed up the development of new improved varieties.

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Videos

Reference Sequence Interviews

Published: 08/16/2018 11:36 pm

Authors of the article about the wheat reference sequence discuss the impact the publication will have on wheat research, breeding and production.

Explainer video

Published: 08/16/2018 11:33 pm

The Bread Wheat Genome Sequence - A Tool for Breeders to Improve Wheat and Contribute to Food Security

2005-2015: A video

Published: 12/23/2015 12:14 pm

Ever wondered how it all started?
Watch the video featuring interviews of individuals who had a vision, decided to join force and embarked on this long, frustrating at times, but rewarding journey.

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PAG 2019 pictures

Published: 01/25/2019 02:16 am

The IWGSC organized two workshops and held a business meeting at the 2019 PAG Conference in San Diego.

Check out the pictures here on Flickr.

PAG 2018 Pictures

Published: 01/24/2018 07:06 pm

The IWGSC organized two workshops and held a business meeting/celebration at the 2018 PAG Conference in San Diego.

Check out the pictures here on Flickr.

PAG 2017 Pictures

Published: 01/26/2017 03:51 pm

The IWGSC organized two workshops and held a business meeting at the 2017 PAG Conference in San Diego.

Check out the pictures here on Flickr.

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