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durum

a class of wheat producing hard flour.
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Comparative analysis of genetic diversity in Turkish durum wheat cultivars using RAPD and ISSR markers.
and Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) held the First National Workshop on the introduction of Durum Wheat in Pakistan as part of the Agricultural Innovation Program (AIP) for Pakistan.
Its unrivalled durum wheat breeding expertise and its links to the food industry will be complemented by Syngenta's leading-edge cereals R&D and global presence.
The treatments consisted of four improved durum wheat genotypes (Oda, Illani, Bakalcha and Ejersa) and five seeding densities (100, 125, 150, 175 and 200 kg [ha.
Durum wheat genotypes 5020 and 5042 with reduced sodium uptake did not display any grain yield advantage over the parent genotype Tamaroi on either soil (Table 2).
It purchases all wheat imports, excluding durum wheat, and sets prices twice a year to sell the imported wheat to millers.
On a practical level, durum wheat feed the world; on a basic research level it also serves as a fascinating subject in the study of genetics, molecular biology, plant and crop physiology and breeding strategies and methodology.
Over a 15-year period, Abdul Mujeeb-Kazi and his team crossed banked seeds that represented the original wild parents of durum wheat and then crossed their progeny with another wild wheat.
WestBred's seed varieties portfolio will encompass durum wheat in the southwest United States, feed barley and wheat in the Northwest, hard red and hard white winter wheat in the Central Plains, and soft red winter wheat in the eastern United States.
In 1990, the county was known for its large production of Durum wheat, so the local association took on the name to include teachers in the area and not just Langdon.
The co-op's board, which voted to recommend the change to its more than 1,100 members, says the change is needed both to bring in more investment capital and because members' ability to grow durum wheat has been reduced by poor weather and plant disease.
Made from the finest durum wheat, nutritious Giorgio Pierogies are high in carbs and low in fat.