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New club wheat is tough on fungi but tasty in baked goods

Posted: Thursday, Feb 21st, 2013


Courtesy/ USDA - Cara, a new white winter club wheat developed by ARS researchers, boasts high levels of disease resistance, especially to rusts, plus outstanding flour quality.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Pacific Northwest wheat growers now have added insurance against outbreaks of yield-robbing fungi, thanks to “Cara,” a new, white winter club wheat cultivar developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists.

According to Kim Garland-Campbell, a geneticist with USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Pullman, Wash., “Cara” is the product of a cooperative wheat breeding effort to combine high grain yields and flour quality with resistance to multiple fungal diseases.

For the complete article see the 02-22-2013 issue.

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