Transforming Agriculture, Perennially

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Promising research for perennial plants on the Prairies

Publication: The Western Producer

Author: Karen Briere

Researchers say commercial perennial crops suitable for prairie production could be available in as little as 15 years.

It’s already been about 90 years of work, but the finish line is in sight, said Doug Cattani, a plant breeder at the University of Manitoba.

He is working mainly on developing a perennial intermediate wheat grass, also known as kernza.

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