Mexican Wheat Scientist visited Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Faisalabad

A delegate comprising five scientists from Mexico headed by Alison Bentley, Director CIMMYT, Global wheat program and CGIAR research Program on wheat visited Ayub Agricultural Research Institute, Faisalabad. Mr Muhammad Nawaz Khan Maken Chief Scientist (Research) AARI welcomed the Global Scientist at his chamber and discussed the various bilateral issues on agriculture regarding the yield maximization on wheat crop in the world especially in South Asian’s region. Mexican Scientists also visited AARI’s Museum alongwith Wheat Research Area and appreciated research work being conducted at WRI, Faisalabad. Mexican Scientists taken keen interest in the diverse wheat Germplasm using in the evolution of wheat program. They acknowledged the efforts of wheat scientists to release climate resilient latest wheat varieties especially Akbar-19, Subhani-21, Dilkash and Arooj etc. Earlier Achievements of WRI, Faisalabad as success story were also shared with the guests by Dr.Javed Ahmad.