We let the seed germinate in petri dishes and then move the dishes into a fridge for around 7 weeks to provide the cold period (vernalization) needed to stimulate the young plants to reproduce.
That means you can now expect to see more frequent updates from the busy Lafayette program. Here's Tracy hard at work!
On December 18, 2013, the Lafayette Research Station hosted 43 students from 2 fifth grade classes at Faith Christian School for an afternoon of hands-on learning.
May 16, 2013 - Wheat is starting to head out, a sure sign that the season has officially begun. This is one of our headrows showing awn segregation.
Greetings from the Soft Red Winter Wheat breeding program. My name is Don Obert, and like my fellow wheat breeding colleagues, I’m officially launching an LCS blog. The phrase, “A picture is worth a thousand words” will probably come to describe my style of blogging.