Posts Tagged ‘Wheat’

Biology of Triticum aestivum L. (Wheat)

The present document is a companion document to the Dir94-08. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Triticum aestivum, its centres of origin, its related species and the potential for gene introgression from T. aestivum into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it may interact. Attachments:  Biology_of_Triticum_aestivum_Ca

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Biology of Triticum turgidum ssp. durum (Durum Wheat)

The present document is a companion document to the Dir94-08 Assessment Criteria for Determining Environmental Safety of Plants with Novel Traits. It is intended to provide background information on the biology of Triticum turgidum spp. durum, its centers of origin, its related species and the potential for gene introgression into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it interacts.…

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Biology of Triticum aestivum L. em Thell. (Bread Wheat)

This document describes the biology of Triticum aestivum L. em Thell. (bread wheat), with particular reference to the Australian environment, cultivation and use. Information included relates to the taxonomy and origins of cultivated T. aestivum, general descriptions of its morphology, reproductive biology, development, biochemistry, biotic and abiotic interactions. This document also addresses the potential for gene transfer to…

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Consensus Document on the Biology of Triticum aestivum (Bread Wheat)

Triticum aestivum, bread wheat, belongs to the order Poales (Glumiflorae), family Poaceae (Gramineae), tribe Triticeae, genus Triticum. The tribe Triticeae consists of 18 genera which are divided into two sub-groups, the Triticinae and the Hordeinae. The major genera in the sub-group Triticinae are Triticum, Aegilops, Secale, Agropyron and Haynaldia (Odenbach 1985, Zeller 1985, Körber-Grohne 1988). Attachments:  Biology_of_Wheat

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