News tagged with wheat

Size does not always matter for root systems

Scientists will dramatically change the direction of their breeding efforts to improve nitrogen uptake by wheat, after the release of findings suggesting wheat genotypes with smaller root systems might be better suited to ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Environment
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Scientists create first map of the wheat epigenome

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have carried out the first ever genome-wide survey of heritable molecular changes that regulate gene activity in wheat, in what could become a new tool to improve crop breeding technologies.

dateDec 10, 2015 in Biotechnology
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Researchers to sequence two wheat chromosomes

The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture announced today that it would award 1.5 million Euros to a project aimed at providing a reference sequence for two wheat chromosomes, part of the international effort to ...

dateDec 02, 2015 in Biotechnology
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