Don't Call It Wheat: An Environmentally Friendly Grain Takes Root

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By Jacob Park / 10 Feb 2017

Don't Call It Wheat: An Environmentally Friendly Grain Takes Root

Colin Curwen-McAdams opens the door to his greenhouse in Mt. Vernon, Wash., and a rush of warm air pours out. "Basically, it's summer all year long here," he jokes. Curwen-McAdams, a PhD student at Washington State University, and WSU professor Steven Jones have developed a new species: a cross between wheat and its wild cousin, wheat grass.



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