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Peer-reviewed Article

Triticale shows little potential for central valleys


John D. Prato, University of California
Calvin O. Qualset, University of California
Herbert E. Vogt, University of California
Kenyon D. Beatty, University of California
Sidney W. Kite
Jerry St. Andre
John F. Williams
Jack P. Orr

publication information

California Agriculture 30(9):14-15. September 1976.


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The development of triticale, a cross of wheat and rye, has spanned many years. Recently, however, the effort have been widely publicized, creating interest among agricultural scientists and arousing the curiosity of growers and consumers. In the past 10 years triticale has shown some promise of becoming a crop for California.

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Staff Research Associates M. J. Smith and S. D. Murrill also assisted in these investigations. These trials are a joint program of the U.C. Department of Agronomy and Range Science and Cooperative Extension. The work was supported in part by grants from the California Crop Improvement Association and the Cereal Research Fund Committee, and by the contributions of land and facilities by cooperating growers