wild emmer

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Noun1.wild emmer - found wild in Palestinewild emmer - found wild in Palestine; held to be prototype of cultivated wheat
wheat - annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
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The recently published genome data of wild emmer and Aegilops tauschii provide more information for identification of resistance genes (JIA et al.
This year's review of diseases of plants--mostly crops--contains 25 articles on such topics as Cladosporium fulvum effectors: weapons in the arms race with tomato, quarantine regulations and the impact of modern detection methods, the evolution and adaptation of wild emmer wheat populations to biotic and abiotic stresses, a multiscale approach to plant disease using the meta-community concept, developments in plant negative-strand RNA virus reverse genetics, and DNA methylation and demethylation in plant immunity.
Numerous studies have suggested that this species generated wild emmer wheat (T.
tauschii, which is more drought tolerant than Triticum and wild emmer wheat (T.
judaicum density values are comparable with those measured for wild emmer wheat, T.
Alexander the Great even took it with him, and it was known as "soft wheat." It is still possible to find native varieties of wild emmer (T.
A wheat cousin called wild emmer has resistance genes that might be moved into domesticated wheat.
Wild emmer and barley near the older archaeological sites ripen quickly and are available for harvesting for only a few days before local hot winds shatter the plants' protective ears.
Genetic analysis of quantitative traits in wild emmer (Triticum turgidum L.