Wheat diversity for health

The objective of this conference is bringing the Wheat researchers and the Human Health community together to exchange information and discuss strategies for improving the health benefits of wheat by exploiting diverse genetic resources, modern breeding, genomics, and sustainable production and processing technologies.

You had me at WeiƟbier.

Temperate forages at the NPGS

We just got hold of a very neat infographic summarizing the work of the USDA’s National Plant Germplasm System on the Management of Temperate-adapted Forage Legume Genetic Resources and Associated Information.

If you were to scan that QR code, you’d get here, and be able to select and order material from the USDA’s GRIN-Global site.

Here’s the distribution of over 6000 USDA-held accessions of Medicago, Trifolium and Lotus with geographical coordinates according to Genesys.

The colours show annual mean temperature.

Brainfood: Diversification, Wheat genomics, Historical tom, Crop mapping, African crops & CC, Trans CWR, Fish nutrition, Seed storage, Indian rice, Food Neighbourhoods, Diet sustainability, Onion evaluation, Aussie wild rice, Rice evaluation