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2014-07-18 08:24:31

Last step before full genome sequence. BETHESDA, Md., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published today in the international journal Science a draft sequence of the bread wheat genome. The chromosome-based draft provides new insight into the structure, organization, and evolution of the large, complex genome of the world's most widely grown cereal crop. The genetic blueprint is an invaluable resource to plant science...

wheat genome draft sequence
2014-07-18 06:07:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers has successfully completed the chromosome-based draft of the bread wheat genome, giving them the first-ever genetic blueprint of the crop grown on over 500 million acres worldwide and used to produce nearly 700 million tons of food annually. The group, which is known as the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), managed to produce an ordered draft sequence of the 17-gigabase...

2014-07-11 23:06:29

The natural and organic supermarket, owned by King Kullen but operated independently, is opening a new location in West Islip. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Wild by Nature, a natural and organic supermarket owned by King Kullen, is proud to announce they are opening a fifth store to be located in West Islip, NY very soon. Wild by Nature offers one of the largest selections of wheat and gluten-free products available. With a growing population of people diagnosed with celiac disease,...

2014-07-09 23:00:19

Corbin Relies On Carbohydrates, Proteins and Hydration for Running Performance Missoula, MT (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 “Montana Made” triathlete and Ironman Champion Linsey Corbin has partnered with KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat for optimum running nutrition. KAMUT® Brand khorasan wheat, an organic, heirloom grain is an emerging super food for athletes. More so than most other grains, KAMUT® wheat contains a high percentage of lipids, which are healthy fats. It is also rich in...

2014-07-09 16:26:29

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Gluten-Free Products Market by Type (Bakery & Confectionery, Snacks, Breakfast Cereals, Baking Mixes & Flour and Meat & Poultry Products), Sales Channel (Natural & Conventional) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" to its store. DALLAS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gluten-free products are slowly becoming a regular grocery item. As large supermarkets and mass retailers focus more on the 'free-from' products, sales of gluten-free...

2014-07-07 12:29:03

DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Gluten-Free Products Market by Type (Bakery & Confectionery, Snacks, Breakfast Cereals, Baking Mixes & Flour, and Meat & Poultry Products), Sales Channel (Natural & Conventional) & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the Gluten-Free Products Market with an analysis and projection of the size of the global market, in terms of value ($million) and...

2014-07-05 12:20:34

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Feed Fats & Proteins Market by Source (Animals, Plants & Others), by Livestock (Ruminant, Poultry, Aqua, Swine & Equine) & by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific & ROW) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" to its store. DALLAS, July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This research report provides a separate in-depth market insight into, the global feed fats and proteins market that are currently witnessing a steady growth owing to the increasing...

Locusts Get Their Optimum Diet Depending On How Hot I Is
2014-07-02 03:50:42

Society for Experimental Biology If you are a locust, the most nutritious plant to eat depends on the ambient temperature. Scientists at the University of Sydney, Australia, have discovered that locusts choose their food and then where they digest it according to how hot it is. Dr Fiona Clissold, who led the study, explains why temperature has such a large influence on insect diets. "Whilst an insect's metabolic rate increases exponentially with temperature, the rate at which locusts...

2014-07-01 23:08:36

Angelic Bakehouse, a leading producer of sprouted whole grain breads, buns, flatbreads and pizza crusts, is pleased to announce that its sprouted products are now available at all 19 Heinen’s Grocery Store locations throughout Ohio and Illinois. Cudahy, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Angelic Bakehouse, a leading producer of sprouted whole grain breads, buns, flatbreads and pizza crusts, is pleased to announce that its sprouted products are now available at all 19 Heinen’s Grocery...

2014-06-30 23:03:08

Web-based company Chunk Fitness has published a new article on their website discussing gluten and the various food sources it is found in. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Chunk Fitness has published a new article located in the nutrition section of the website that focuses on gluten and where gluten comes from. The article is written with an objective point of view not taking a stance for or against the consumption of gluten. Furthermore, it details the health issues those that cannot...


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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