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Future of wheat rooted in ancient ancestry

AGRICULTURE Victoria scientists have traced the genetic origins of wheat for bread making back almost 10,000 years in research that could help safeguard the popular cereal crop against climate change.

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 Researchers have been busy discovering the genetic past of wheat.

Researchers have been busy discovering the genetic past of wheat.

The world-first research, published in the genetics journal Nature Genetics this week, used genome-wide data to track historical gene flow from wild emmer, a founding wheat plant ancestor. The resulting...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.

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Research Report: Harvest Weed Seed Mills

The Report includes a round up of commercially-available batching plants as well as farmer-made approaches.

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Research Report: Agritechnica 2023

Kondinin Group’s Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli went to Agritechnica, Germany. This report covers the key award winners from the event and some of the latest autonomous platforms displayed.