The discovery of genes that determine the yield of flour from wheat could increase milling yield, boosting food security and producing a healthier flour.
The health effects of zinc and iron deficiencies can be devastating, particularly in developing countries. One strategy for addressing this problem involves fertilizing crops with the micronutrients. But no one has yet figured ...
Even if you don't know what "polyphenol oxidase" is, you've seen what it can do.
A new study about the common problem of preharvest sprouting, or PHS, in wheat is nipping the crop-killing issue in the bud.
Monsanto Co. is floating the theory that some of the company's detractors may have intentionally planted genetically modified wheat discovered in an Oregon field last month.
US agriculture officials said Friday the discovery of genetically engineered wheat in an Oregon field appears to be an isolated incident.
The European Union is urging its 27 member states to test certain wheat shipments from the United States after unauthorized genetically modified grains were found on a U.S. farm, officials said Friday.
The European Commission said Thursday it has asked EU member states to check imports of wheat from the United States which may be tainted with a genetically modified strain made by US agrochemicals giant Monsanto.
Whole-grain brown rice contains 15 vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins, potassium, magnesium, and iron—all nutrients the body needs to grow and develop normally. In addition to these essential nutrients, there are ...
The key to giving whole wheat bread a more appetizing aroma and taste may lie in controlling the amounts of a single chemical compound that appears in the bread, which nutritionists regard as more healthful than its refined ...