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US: Key Wheat Lines Hit by New Strain of Rust

US: Key Wheat Lines Hit by New Strain of Rust | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Armour, Everest and Tam 111 were popular wheat varieties because of rust resistance, but a new race of the pathogen trumps that move.
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Syngenta: Plans on track for hybrid wheat

Syngenta: Plans on track for hybrid wheat | WHEAT | Scoop.it
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Syngenta is still on track to introduce hybrid wheat in North America by the end of the decade. The launch will […]
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Using genetics to control pre-harvest sprouting in wheat

Using genetics to control pre-harvest sprouting in wheat | WHEAT | Scoop.it
The University of Manitoba is investigating what genes in wheat and barley seeds produce a plant hormone called abscisic acid.
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USA: What's the value of wheat in a loaf of bread?

USA: What's the value of wheat in a loaf of bread? | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Economic indicators in early 2017 show that inflation is on the rise.  The January Consumer Price Index (CPI) was up 2.5% compared to the previous year, the highest year over year increase in over 5 years.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the primary contributors to inflation in the January 2017 CPI were a sharp increase in the gasoline index along with advances in shelter, apparel, and new vehicles.
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Daily chart: Asian countries are eating more wheat

Daily chart: Asian countries are eating more wheat | WHEAT | Scoop.it
SO CENTRAL is rice to life in Asia that in many countries, rather than asking “how are you?” people ask, “have you eaten rice yet?” Around 90% of the world’s rice is consumed in Asia—60% of it in China, India and Indonesia alone. In every large country except Pakistan, Asians eat more rice than the global average.
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Rebuilding Wheat Potential in the U.S.

Rebuilding Wheat Potential in the U.S. | WHEAT | Scoop.it
No major grain crop has seen more pressure than the wheat industry. From century-low winter wheat acres to fewer spring plantings, this farm staple is under stress.
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Bayer hopes merger with Monsanto will aid wheat program

Bayer hopes merger with Monsanto will aid wheat program | WHEAT | Scoop.it
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Wheat will be one of the crops that benefits most from Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto, say the heads of research for […]
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Deadly wheat blast symptoms enters India through the Bangladesh border, Bengal govt burning crops on war footing

Deadly wheat blast symptoms enters India through the Bangladesh border, Bengal govt burning crops on war footing | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Wheat on nearly 1,000 hectares in two districts bordering Bangladesh have already been affected by the symptoms of wheat blast disease, forcing Bengal government t
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USA/Washington: Wheat will do better than assumed as climate changes, study predicts

USA/Washington: Wheat will do better than assumed as climate changes, study predicts | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Read Wheat will do better than assumed as climate changes, study predicts from Capital Press
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Australia: Wheat yields flatlining with climate change

Australia: Wheat yields flatlining with climate change | WHEAT | Scoop.it
While 2016 set a new national wheat harvest record, CSIRO warns it is an aberration that masks a more troubling long-term trend.
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USA: 10 New Wheat Varieties for 2017 from WestBred

USA: 10 New Wheat Varieties for 2017 from WestBred | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Ten new regionally tested, locally adapted WestBred® wheat varieties, providing outstanding yield potential and featuring improved agronomic and disease packages, have been released to Certified Seed suppliers and will be available to growers in their respective areas of adoption in 2018.
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Pasta Potential: Why the World Needs Better Wheat

Pasta Potential: Why the World Needs Better Wheat | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Syngenta is working with Italian farmers to significantly improve the efficiency of durum wheat production, the key ingredient of pasta.
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Bread's environmental costs are counted

Bread's environmental costs are counted | WHEAT | Scoop.it
The environmental impact of producing a loaf of bread has been analysed in depth - from the farm to the supermarket shelf.
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USA: New $700K system a boon to wheat breeders, researchers

USA: New $700K system a boon to wheat breeders, researchers | WHEAT | Scoop.it
The instrument helps researchers understand the metabolome of the plant so they can identify the bio markers that say whether a variety will possess attributes that are valuable to farmers.
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India is the wild card in global wheat production and consumption

India is the wild card in global wheat production and consumption | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Some estimates are calling for an increase of 15 per cent, to 100 million tonnes for the looming harvest
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Canada: Wheat research on the Prairies

Canada: Wheat research on the Prairies | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Canadian wheat research is booming across the Prairies, attracting both private and public investment, and encouraging partnerships and collaborations between governments, wheat commissions and private companies.
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Rwanda: Farmers tipped on wheat growing

Rwanda: Farmers tipped on wheat growing | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) has urged farmers to increase wheat growing so as to meet the target of planting the crop on 95,000 hectares by 2019 across the country.
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Argentine wheat resurgence bolsters global stocks

Argentine wheat resurgence bolsters global stocks | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Wheat exports from Argentina are forecast to reach their highest level in five years on the back of a bumper crop in the South American country and competitive prices, according to the latest crop report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
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First genetic radiography of the wheat from 21 Mediterranean countries used to make pasta

First genetic radiography of the wheat from 21 Mediterranean countries used to make pasta | WHEAT | Scoop.it
A team of Spanish scientists, with the participation of the University of Granada, has carried out the first durum wheat genetic, phenotypic and geographic adaptation study to date. Durum wheat is mostly used for the productio
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Durums outshine bread wheat varieties in South Australian trials

Durums outshine bread wheat varieties in South Australian trials | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Durum wheat varieties have achieved gross margins of up to $1100 a hectare more than common bread wheat varieties in South Australian Grain Industry Trust funded trials in the past two years.
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Canada: Wheat breeding: Public or private?

Canada: Wheat breeding: Public or private? | WHEAT | Scoop.it
Making wheat a more competitive crop requires public and private breeder co-operation — and getting a return on investment from farmers buying seed.
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Top Wheat Importers Grow More of Their Own to Swell Global Glut

Top Wheat Importers Grow More of Their Own to Swell Global Glut | WHEAT | Scoop.it
As if the global wheat surplus couldn’t get much worse, some of the biggest buyers may not need as much. That could swell stockpiles already expected to be the biggest ever.
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