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Asian interest provides opportunities for US hard white wheat
...wledge and work to breedresistance into hard white wheats
in the future possibly developingvarieties less susceptible to sprout damage with higher yields and diseaseresistance. "The Asian market has potential for the future of Texas wheat exports,"Mosier said....
Wild grasses and man-made wheats advance research capabilities
...der, islooking at wild grass species and synthetic wheats
for possible solutions. "We're looking for new ... wild species,he said. Most synthetic hexaploid wheats
are crosses between Durum (pasta-type)wheat, which has two genomes or sets of chromosomes, and Aegil...
Scientists to employ Arctic ice and polar bears to protect diversity of world's crops
...tion of threatened seed collections. These include wheats
that originated in Central Asia and the Caucuses, on the fringes of the crop's center of domestication. Some of these rare wheat samples will be "repatriated" to gene banks in their countries of origin. The price tag for this vital program is US$70,0...
Elusive rust resistance genes located
...." The marker has proven effective in a range of wheats
from different backgrounds including from Australia, India, China, North America and the major wheat research centre, CIMMYT. Breeders in Australia and across the world are now using the marker so that the durable rust resistance offered by Lr34 /...
Ancient genes used to produce salt-tolerant wheat
...e than bread wheat. "We screened a hundred durum wheats
from the Australian Winter Cereals Collection at T...cially available in three years. Even better durum wheats
are in development and the program has been expanded to include bread wheat. "Bread wheat is quite...
Borlaug is golden
...a dedicated team of plant specialists he developed wheats
that were more productive and disease resistant th...re grain shortages threatened mass starvation. The wheats
from Mexico found a home on the Indian sub-continent and together with the right growing practices r...