The Crop Trust’s Pre-breeding Project links genebanks and breeding programs to develop greater diversity in crop plants. The project's eggplant and carrot teams came to WorldVeg to plan their next steps.
The time is right to provide new seeds, technical know-how and scalable interventions for the people of Rwanda.
Every farmer has a “secret recipe” for tomato growing success. An integral part of a high yield is proper tomato plant nutrition. Giving a plant the right nutrition at the right time will not only increase fruit yield, it will also help prevent damage from diseases and pests.
Training is the first step in changing onion production and storage practices in Nigeria
With accurate data records and improved data management skills, genebank curators in Africa can more easily share information about traditional vegetables and get a better picture of the overall global status of these important crops.
With the help of partners, high yielding, disease resistant vegetable lines from WorldVeg have a promising future in Southeast Asia.
The Angkor Salad project funded by the Netherlands Space Office (NSO) focuses on incorporating satellite-derived data to inform and improve agricultural production in selected developing countries.
The Asia & Pacific Seed Association (APSA)/World Vegetable Center Vegetable Breeding Consortium held its second annual workshop on 16-17 May 2018 at WorldVeg headquarters in Shanhua, Taiwan. Fifty-two participants from 32 consortium companies across the region joined 37 WorldVeg staff for discussions, intensive seminars on the Center’s breeding work and other research, and in-field evaluations of tomato, pepper, and cucurbit crops.
At the recent 2018 African Seed Trade Association Congress in Cairo, a WorldVeg team finds like-minded companies ready to expand seed choices and increase seed quality for Africa's farmers.
A field day for a crop that’s essential to the flavor of India.