Wheat: Kansas Researchers Look to Beat the Heat for High Yields

🕔Jun 14, 2019Can a small circuit board, barely the size of a credit card, help the world’s wheat to beat the heat? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they say that […]

Wheat: 20-Year Study Nets Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight

🕔Jun 12, 2019Kansas State University researchers have identified a gene that will further boost efforts to develop new wheat varieties capable of resisting Fusarium head blight (FHB), a fungal disease that threatens […]

Wheat: Decoded Durum Genome Opens Doors to Potential Improvements

🕔May 16, 2019In April, the results of a study by a consortium of researchers from seven countries was published in “Nature Genetics” describing the sequence of the entire genome of an Italian […]

Texas Wheat: 2 New Varieties Offer Good Disease Resistance Packages

🕔Apr 17, 2019Two new wheat varieties have been announced by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the TAM Wheat Improvement Program, according to Dr. Jackie Rudd, AgriLife Research wheat breeder at Amarillo. “We […]

Wheat Genetics Research Benefits from Texas A&M Students

🕔Dec 24, 2018Today’s research advances in the world of wheat genetics are getting a big hand from tomorrow’s scientists, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist who has had three students […]

Texas: Marketing Plans Help Farmers Capitalize on Grain Markets

🕔May 2, 2018The impacts of potential trade tariffs on crops such as soybeans would send ripple effects through other agricultural commodities, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Mark Welch, grains […]

Texas Wheat: Drones Help Researchers Monitor Dryland Crops

🕔Mar 26, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Research dryland wheat variety nursery near Bushland is being monitored weekly by drone flights, offering wheat breeders a chance to see changes on a more real-time […]

Texas Wheat Improvement Program Helps Educate Congress

🕔Feb 8, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Wheat Improvement Program will shine as the only university-led wheat program at a National Wheat Foundation event Feb. 8 in Washington, D.C. To educate members of […]

Wheat: Speed-Breeding Techniques Could be a Game Changer

🕔Feb 6, 2018NASA experiments to grow wheat in space were the inspiration for University of Queensland scientists to develop the world’s first ‘speed breeding’ procedures here on planet Earth. UQ Queensland Alliance […]

Texas Wheat: Breeding for Resistance – Hessian Fly and Greenbug Infestations

🕔Nov 2, 2017Greenbug and Hessian fly infestations can significantly reduce wheat yield and quality in Texas and worldwide. Breeding for resistance to these two pests using marker-assisted selection just got a new […]

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