Hot hard days of ECOBREED at Selgen, Czech Republic. The wheat harvest of the year 2022 started during the heat weaves moving across Europe. The toilsome days are full of sweat and dust, temperatures reaching 39 °C.
The data gathering, such as measuring the plant heights, is essential for the breeding process. There are thousands of potential genetic combinations but just a few of them are going to be new wheat varieties. Finding the right one is like looking for a needle in a haystack.