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2010-07-13 15:26:34

Using molecular techniques, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and collaborating scientists have shown how the subversion of a single gene in wheat by two fungal foes triggers a kind of celular suicide in the grain crop's leaves.

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2009-10-28 09:05:38

CSIRO researchers have identified wheat and barley lines resistant to Crown Rot – a disease that costs Australian wheat and barley farmers $79 million in lost yield every year.

2009-06-22 15:47:07

The U.S. Agriculture Department said winter and spring wheat crops had caught up with their five-year averages as the winter wheat harvest gets under way. Ninety-five percent of the winter wheat crop has headed out, compared to an historic average of 97 percent by this week of the year.

2009-06-08 15:22:27

Progress in the spring wheat crop remains far behind its historic average, the U.S.

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2009-02-24 15:55:27

In a paper published today in the prestigious journal Science, scientists from CSIRO Plant Industry, the University of Zurich and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center have identified a wheat gene sequence which provides protection against leaf rust, stripe rust and powdery mildew.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.