Scientists just debunked a major myth about heirloom wheat

www.popsci.com | 6/17/2019 | Staff
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The study was conducted in Germany over a four-year period. The researchers looked at a pool of 200 cultivars from the last 50 years that were known to be among the highest-yield and hardiest strains when they were first released. “We were trying to look at the very best cultivars from 50 years of breeding,” says Snowdon. “We took these cultivars and we multiplied seed from all of them… and we grew...
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