News Releases

Kansas Wheat Commission Breaks Ground on Kansas Wheat Innovation Center

MANHATTAN, Kan., July 12, 2011 - Kansas Wheat Commission board members broke ground today for the new Kansas Wheat Innovation Center (KWIC), a state-of-the-art wheat research/office complex being built on the north campus of Kansas State University in Manhattan.

Release Date: 
Tue, 07/12/2011

Heartland Plant Innovations' Doubled Haploid Lab Will Speed Development of Wheat Varieties

MANHATTAN, Kan., Jan. 1, 2011 - Heartland Plant Innovations has launched a Wheat Doubled Haploid laboratory through the company's Advanced Plant Breeding Services business.

Release Date: 
Sat, 01/01/2011

Heartland Plant Innovations Expands Doubled Haploid Wheat Staff

MANHATTAN, Kan., Oct. 22, 2010 - Two specialists have joined the staff of Heartland Plant Innovations to work in the company's Advanced Plant Breeding Services division, specializing in the Doubled Haploid program for improved wheat varieties.

Release Date: 
Fri, 10/22/2010


Science and Policy

Induction medium osmolality improve microspore embryogenesis in wheat and triticale. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology-Plant.

Abstract: The objective of this study was to determine the effect of induction medium osmolality on embryogenesis and green plant production in wheat and triticale. Isolated microspores of wheat and triticale were subjected to a range of osmolality (300–500 mOsmkg−1) using mannitol.

Release Date: 
Tue, 03/17/2015

Identification and molecular mapping of two QTLs with major effects for resistance to Fusarium head blight in wheat

Chu C, Niu Z, Zhong S, Chao S, Friesen TL, Halley S, Elias EM, Dong Y, Faris JD, Xu SS.. Theor Appl Genet. 2011 Jul 16.

Release Date: 
Sat, 07/16/2011

A doubled haploid laboratory for Kansas wheat breeding: an economic analysis of biotechnology adoption.

Barkley A, Chumley F. White Paper. 2010 Mar 25.

Release Date: 
Tue, 03/15/2011