NIR light finding wheat's potential

NIR light finding wheat's potential

Researchers using near-infrared light measurements to speed up selection process for enhanced wheat lines.

IT'S invisible to the human eye but is measured in microseconds and is helping shape the future of Kansas wheat varieties.

Research funded by the Kansas Wheat Commission is using near-infrared (NIR) light measurements to dramatically speed up the process of selecting higher-yielding, more heat- and drought-tolerant wheat lines.

Daljit Singh, Kansas State University

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