Strategic pre-breeding for wheat improvement

  title={Strategic pre-breeding for wheat improvement},
  author={Graham Moore},
  journal={Nature Plants},
Wheat is one of the three most commonly grown cereal crops with a harvest of 713 million tonnes in 2013. The demand for wheat grain is such that total production over the next 50 years will need to exceed the total produced in the 10,000 years since agriculture began. However, wheat yields are not currently increasing at comparable rates to those achieved in previous decades. Exploitation of the full range of available genetic diversity could help develop the new varieties of wheat that will be… CONTINUE READING
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