To meet what is expected to be a 60 percent rise in wheat demand by 2050, coordination of research and significant investments are needed to increase wheat sustainable production globally.

The Wheat Initiative, established in 2011 as part of the Action Plan of the G20 Ministries of Agriculture, recently presented its Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) that identifies key research priorities for the short, medium and long term and lists "outstanding game-changers that will revolutionize wheat breeding in the future."

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