AGRY 285 Week 10

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AGRY 285 Week 10
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2013-03-23 17:37:50
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Crop distribution
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Cereals
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  1. What is polyploid
    More than two sets of chromosomes
  2. Wheat Types
    • Einkorn- diploid
    • Emmer & durum- tetraploid
    • Hexaploid wheat- evolved in farmers field from hybridization
  3. Wheat Production
    • China
    • India
    • USA
  4. Wheat constraints
    • Susceptible to many insects and diseases
    • wheat allergies
  5. Green Revolution
    • 1930's response to expanding pop
    • Norman Borlaug- wheat researcher, humble, semi-dwarf varities
  6. How to introduce new DNA
    • Plasmid
    • gene gun
  7. Barley
    • Very adaptable
    • Short growing season
    • drought tolerant
    • 2 or 6 row varities
  8. Barley Production
    • Russia
    • Ukraine
    • France
    • Malt & Animal feed
  9. Oats
    • human & Animal consumption
    • Good in humid cool climates
    • Russia, Canada, USA
  10. Rye
    • Temperate Climate (Turkey)
    • very poor food
    • Russia, Germany, Poland
    • bread and Whiskey

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