A new high-yielding and stress-tolerant winter wheat variety has been submitted to the State Variety Testing Commission in Turkmenistan.
Expectations of climate change keep agricultural researchers busy the world over.
The population in Central Asia and the Caucasus (CAC) is forecast to continue to grow.
A new National Center for Seed Production of Grain Crops has been established by presidential decree in Uzbekistan.
Climate change is widely believed to increase desertification globally.
The Regional Program for Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia and Caucasus was initiated in 1998, and operates as a consortium of eight National Agricultural Research Centers (NARS), eight Centers of the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR consortium members) and three additional advanced research institutions (non-CGIAR consortium members).