New tool evaluates wheat varieties

New tool evaluates wheat varieties

New tool helps wheat breeders identify best potential genetic lines in less time.

WHAT if there was a Netflix for wheat breeders, but instead of suggesting movies, the algorithm "suggested" the best potential wheat varieties — generations before being planted in a test plot?

With Kansas Wheat Alliance funding, a team led by Dr. Jesse Poland, an assistant professor of agronomy at Kansas State University, associate director of the Wheat Genetics Resource Center and director of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Applied Wheat G

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