• Community in Mission | 7/29/2019 | Staff
    In daily Mass we have been pondering the Parable of the Wheat and the Tares, from the Gospel of Matthew. In these difficult times for the Church, when there is a legitimate cry for reform, we do...
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  • ScienceDaily | 6/17/2019 | Staff
    Lead author on the paper, Dr Kai Voss-Fels, a research fellow at The University of Queensland, said modern wheat cropping varieties actually out-perform older varieties in both optimum and harsh...
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  • phys.org | 5/3/2019 | Staff
    The myth that modern wheat varieties are more heavily reliant on pesticides and fertilisers is debunked by new research published in Nature Plants today. Lead author on the paper, Dr.
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  • ScienceDaily | 5/8/2019 | Staff
    However, for a few years now the average yield increase of wheat is stagnating. In a new international study, the genetic diversity of 487 wheat genotypes originating from large parts of the world...
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  • phys.org | 4/8/2019 | Staff
    First they mapped the genome of wheat; now they have reconstructed its breeding history. Joining forces with other European researchers, scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have examined the...
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  • phys.org | 4/15/2019 | Staff
    Chinese farmers are facing worsening problems with the weed jointed goatgrass (Aegilops tauschii), a close relative of wheat. Currently, mesosulfuron is the only wheat-registered foliar-applied...
    315 views gabriella250
  • phys.org | 9/16/2011 | Staff
    An international consortium has sequenced the entire genome of durum wheat—the source of semolina for pasta, a food staple for the world's population, according to an article published today in...
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  • phys.org | 12/27/2018 | Staff
    The climate is not only warming, it is also becoming more variable and extreme. Such unpredictable weather can weaken global food security if major crops such as wheat are not sufficiently...
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  • phys.org | 12/8/2018 | Staff
    For more than 20 years, a large international group of researchers, including from Aarhus University, has worked purposefully to investigate a gene that protects wheat against yellow rust.
    775 views Claw987
  • ScienceDaily | 12/6/2018 | Staff
    For more than 20 years, a large international group of researchers, including from Aarhus University, has worked purposefully to investigate the function and genetics of Yr15 resistance, a gene that...
    223 views brunodeuce44
  • OnePeterFive | 11/14/2018 | Bree A. Dail
    Last Sunday, as the Bishops of the United States began to make their way to Baltimore, those blessed with the opportunity to attend the Tridentine Mass heard Matthew 13:24-30 read as the Gospel.
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  • phys.org | 10/3/2018 | Staff
    Is biofortification the best thing since sliced bread? Well, biofortified wheat could certainly make it easier to help some humans get proper nutrition. Biofortification is the process of naturally...
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  • phys.org | 9/17/2018 | Staff
    "The wheat blueprint will enable us to decipher the genetic basis of important traits in wheat, such as genes responsible for resistance to fungal diseases and pests. That is the disruptive part.
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