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Plant Breeding

Commercial Supply of Fava Bean Seed Without Vicine/Convicine Coming in 2022

A once popular high-protein legume crop with potential to make farming more environmentally sustainable is poised for reinvigorated popularity, thanks to an international research...

The Science of Potato Seed Takes Another Leap Forward

Researchers at the hybrid potato breeding company Solynta and Wageningen University & Research have identified, cloned and characterized the gene for self-compatibility in potatoes...

Midge Tolerant Wheat: A SWOT Analysis

Today we hosted our Retail Roundtable webinar Midge Tolerant Wheat: A SWOT Analysis. We learned quite a few things from our webinar! With insights...

USask Research Will Make for Hardier Beans, Bolster Global Food Security

Tepary bean genome may lead to sustainable alternatives for legume crops affected by changing climate. Tepary beans — a high protein legume common to the...

A New Agreement will Fund the Development of up to Five Wheat Varieties

Under a new agreement, the University of Alberta's wheat breeding program will develop three to five registered wheat varieties focusing on the traits of...

USask Researchers Discover how Seeds Build Their Microbiomes

Just as humans receive the first members of their microbiomes from their mothers, seeds may harbour some of the first microorganisms plants encounter. While these...

Commercial Supply of Fava Bean Seed Without Vicine/Convicine Coming in 2022

A once popular high-protein legume crop with potential to make farming more environmentally sustainable is poised for reinvigorated popularity, thanks to an international research...

The Science of Potato Seed Takes Another Leap Forward

Researchers at the hybrid potato breeding company Solynta and Wageningen University & Research have identified, cloned and characterized the gene for self-compatibility in potatoes...

Midge Tolerant Wheat: A SWOT Analysis

Today we hosted our Retail Roundtable webinar Midge Tolerant Wheat: A SWOT Analysis. We learned quite a few things from our webinar! With insights...

USask Research Will Make for Hardier Beans, Bolster Global Food Security

Tepary bean genome may lead to sustainable alternatives for legume crops affected by changing climate. Tepary beans — a high protein legume common to the...

A New Agreement will Fund the Development of up to Five Wheat Varieties

Under a new agreement, the University of Alberta's wheat breeding program will develop three to five registered wheat varieties focusing on the traits of...

USask Researchers Discover how Seeds Build Their Microbiomes

Just as humans receive the first members of their microbiomes from their mothers, seeds may harbour some of the first microorganisms plants encounter. While these...