This image shows a field of Jensen, which is a soft, white winter wheat. Credit: Mark Sorrells
This image shows a field of Jensen, which is a soft, white winter wheat.

Developing climate-resilient wheat varieties

Breeding wheat for increased fructan content may result in development of climate-resilient varieties with increased nutritional value.

Increases in climate variability have placed a new emphasis on the need for resilient wheat varieties. Alongside demands for increased resiliency, consumer interest in healthier, more functional foods is growing.

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