Tag Archives: Durum wheat

University of Saskatchewan researchers play role in mapping durum wheat genome

University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers say they have discovered how to significantly reduce cadmium levels in durum wheat, ensuring the safety and nutritional value of the grain through selective breeding. According to a recent Nature Genetics article, the U of S scientists helped an international consortium assemble the complete durum genome of the Svevo variety for the first …

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Japan To Remove Tariff On Durum Wheat

Japan will remove the tariff on durum wheat from EU countries, which now stands at $0.15 per kilogram on average. The decision put out into practice in accordance with free trade pact with EU. Japan’s government and ruling bloc are considering eliminating the country’s effective tariff on imported wheat used to make flour for pasta, in preparation for the effectuation …

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World Durum Wheat Market and Turkey

The demand to durum wheat which is the main raw material for the production of pasta and bulghur is gradually increasing. IGC figures show that global durum wheat production has reached 40,7 million tons in the 2016/2017 season. Top producers are 28-country EU with 9,5 million tons and Canada with 7,8 million tons. Durum wheat which is consumed commonly in …

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