UQ licenses Mexican wheat variety to bolster Australian market

9 Apr 2019
Wheat harvesting
Associate Professor Dieters said trials showed SEA Condamine was well suited to wheat growing regions in Central and South West Queensland and was also suitable for northern NSW and south-eastern Queensland.

A high-yield Mexican wheat variety identified by University of Queensland researchers is now available to Australian wheat farmers.

The wheat variety, originally from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre in Mexico, was evaluated by Associate Professor Mark Dieters in UQ’s School of Agriculture and Food Sciences.

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