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2014-07-21 08:24:08

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to...

2014-07-19 23:02:39

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. Bethesda, Maryland, USA (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The genetic blueprint is an invaluable resource to plant science researchers and breeders. For the first time, they...

2014-07-19 23:01:15

Recovering disposable income will encourage consumers to purchase brand-name, high-end cereal, although consumers are expected to eat out for breakfast more frequently as higher employment levels tighten schedules. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Cereal Production industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Conflicting trends over the past five years hampered the Cereal Production industry. Wary of...

2014-07-18 11:54:45

University of Minnesota Report pinpoints key food systems 'leverage points' that hold the greatest the potential to boost global food security and protect the environment Feeding a growing human population without increasing stresses on Earth's strained land and water resources may seem like an impossible challenge. But according to a new report by researchers at the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment, focusing efforts to improve food systems on a few specific...

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...


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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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