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2013-10-10 23:25:07

Four new wheat varieties are being introduced by Limagrain Cereal Seeds, headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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

A new study about the common problem of preharvest sprouting, or PHS, in wheat is nipping the crop-killing issue in the bud.

2011-05-21 00:01:23

Former USDA Research Geneticist Brings Expertise to Soft Red Winter Wheat Program Fort Collins, CO US (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Limagrain Cereal Seeds, a subsidiary of the biggest plant breeder and seed company in Europe, announced Don Obert has been hired as a wheat breeder for the company’s regional research station located in Battle Ground, Ind.

2011-03-26 00:00:29

Dr. Marla Hall has been hired by Limagrain Cereal Seeds as wheat breeder in their Kansas Research Station. Hall's research specialty is winter wheat breeding and she has a strong background in plant science genetics.

2010-07-01 16:13:06

New research by UC Davis wheat geneticist Jorge Dubcovsky and his colleagues could lead to new strategies for improving freezing tolerance in wheat, which provides more than one-fifth of the calories consumed by people around the world.

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.

2008-06-16 03:00:14

By McKee, Jennifer HELENA - More than half of Montana's wheat fields are withering in an early-season drought, putting $671 million worth of wheat at risk new state agriculture statistics show.

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2006-06-15 07:45:00

They are crowning a wheat queen in Wellington, Kansas, this weekend. And in July, when the bins are full, a wheat king will lead a five-day-long harvest festival that for more than 100 years has been an annual ritual in this dusty prairie town.


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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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