Wheat Research Community

Wheat is the most widely cultivated crop in the world, responsible for 20 percent of human calories consumed, with a genome five times larger than the human genome.

The community of wheat stakeholders is vast, here in the United States and around the world.

In this section of Research in Focus, learn about some of the key organizations that fund, undertake and support wheat research and wheat scientists.

In this section...

  • National Wheat Improvement Committee
  • State Wheat Commissions
  • USDA’s Agriculture Research Service
  • CIMMYT/ICARDA
  • Wheat Quality Council
  • Heartland Plant Innovations
  • National Wheat Genomics Committee
  • Private Investors