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PHS Gene Found That Prevents Wheat From Sprouting
2013-08-20 11:32:47

Kansas State University Fewer crop losses anticipated A new study about the common problem of preharvest sprouting, or PHS, in wheat is nipping the crop-killing issue in the bud. Researchers at Kansas State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, or USDA-ARS, found and cloned a gene in wheat named PHS that prevents the plant from preharvest sprouting. Preharvest sprouting happens when significant rain causes the wheat grain to germinate before...

2013-08-19 23:19:40

The size of the global seeds market was derived by forecasting techniques based on segments of entire market such as seed types, share of biotech trait seeds, area under crop cultivation, and trade between various geographical regions. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 This market research report, "Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant, Insecticide Resistant, and Other Stacked Traits) & Geography -...

2013-08-16 08:25:26

KYIV, Ukraine, August 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New export rules in Ukraine, which include customs procedures on grain export, are a good idea, reckons Ken Ash, Director of the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate, as quoted by btb.tv. In his opinion, when governments introduce more predictable, consistent and transparent customs procedures, grain cost decreases. Another factor helping stabilize global grain market this year is the record crop in Ukraine and...

2013-08-08 23:03:03

Transparency Market Research published new "Seed Treatment Market (Insecticides, Fungicides, Other Chemical and Nonchemical Treatment) For Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Canola, Cotton and Others - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/seed-treatment-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Growing focus of the seed industry on...

2013-08-07 08:31:06

KYIV, Ukraine, August 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's largest corn exporters Ukraine is likely to export 15.5 million tons of corn in 2013/2014, according to the International Grains Council. The organization improved Ukraine's forecast by one million as its production prognosis rose from 23 to 24 million tons. Currently, Ukraine is world's fourth largest corn exporter in the world - right after the U.S. (with 31 million tons prognosis), Argentina and Brazil...

2013-08-03 23:02:38

The Gluten Intolerance Group is pleased to announce that today marks the finalization of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Gluten-Free Labeling Regulation, which will assure consumers that all products labeled gluten-free in The United States must follow standardized governmental guidelines. Auburn, WA (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 Today marks the finalization of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Gluten-Free Labeling Regulation, which will assure consumers that all products...

FDA Sets New Rules On Gluten-Free Food Labeling
2013-08-02 12:58:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At least three million Americans who suffer from celiac disease can now feel confident knowing tha,t when they buy a product labeled "gluten-free," they are actually getting what they expect. This comes thanks to a new FDA ruling that defines exactly what "gluten-free" means. Under the new rule, when consumers see a label that is marked "gluten-free," "without gluten," "free of gluten" or "no gluten," they can be assured that...

2013-08-02 12:24:34

Regulation Impacts Millions of Americans Relying on Gluten Free Foods BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder Brands commends the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision today to standardize gluten-free labeling. Glutino and Udi's, Boulder Brands' gluten-free brands and trusted pioneers and leaders in gluten-free living, have spent years advocating for the FDA to create this mandate. This announcement directly impacts millions of Americans who need to live a...

2013-08-01 12:25:56

DALLAS, August 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, "Seeds Market By Type (Oilseed, Grain, Fruit & Vegetable, Turf, Forage & Other Seeds), Seed Trait (Herbicide Tolerant, Insecticide Resistant, and Other Stacked Traits) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018", the Seed Market will grow from $44,122.2 million in 2012 to $85,237.6 million by 2018 with a CAGR of 12.1% from 2013 to 2018. North America led the global market...

2013-07-26 23:02:43

Food sensitivities can cause stubborn weight gain. With a simple blood test, it is possible to identify foods which are hindering weight loss. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Most people never know that they have a food allergy until they eat a problematic food and begin to experience the unwanted side effects of an allergic reaction, such as swelling in the face or throat. Unfortunately, identifying what food has caused the reaction can sometimes be difficult; however, identifying and...


Latest Wheat Reference Libraries

Cash crop
2013-08-05 12:49:51

Cash crop is a term used to reference a profitable crop for farmers. Plants like cotton and tobacco are a few cash crops farmer tend to deal with. These crops do not stay with the farmer for their livestock feed or used in the home, rather, in many cases they are exported; thus creating revenue for the farmer. The price of cash crops is largely based on supply and demand in more developed countries, where the supply is actually coming from lesser developed areas. When a bumper crop, that...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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