Zahra Mohammad and her team received the Grand Innovation Challenge Award for her innovative idea to increase productivity and drought tolerance in wheat by using beneficial bacterial strains. This is a team-based completion; each team presents an innovative idea or solution to improve human feed, health, or environment. The winning team will go to Brazil in July for global completion.
Zahra Mohammad is a PhD candidate working under Dr. Alejandro Castillo. She has also received the 4th Annual International Livestock Forum Student Fellowships in January 2018.