GRAND FORKS DRAYTON DONALDSON DICKINSON

MINN-DAK GROWERS, LTD.
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BUCKWHEAT VARIETY DEVELOPMENT

Kade Research Ltd.
Morden, Manitoba

  • Follow non-GMO procedure.

  • High yield and disease resistance.
  • Frost tolerance.
  • Functional starch quality for soba noodles.
  • Improved seed setting by developming self-pollinated variety.
  • Improved nutraceutical values (high rutin and fagopyritols).
  • Large leaf size to better compete with weeds.
  • Green seed (testa layer) for specialty Japanese market.

CROP MANAGEMENT RESEARCH

University of Minnesota-Crookston (UMC)
Crookston, Minnesota

  • New herbicides testing for weed control.

  • Herbicide carryover and buckwheat establishment.
  • Nitrogen and sulfur interaction on buckwheat nutrition.

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH

North Dakota State University
Fargo, North Dakota

  • Use of buckwheat ingredients in spaghetti.

  • Physical and chemical properties of buckwheat spaghetti.
  • Test of cooking qualities.
  • Sensory testing for buckwheat long and short goods.
  • Evaluate functional quality improvement over regular pasta products.

ACHIEVEMENTS OF SPONSORED RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Effect of temperature, moisture, and light on buckwheat seed setting.
    Cornell University, Ithaca

  • Determination of chemical components of buckwheat milling fractions
    Cornell University, Ithaca
  • Discovered and identified structures of Fagopyritols, new phytochemicals from buckwheat
    Cornell University, Ithaca
  • Discovered and identified new gene responsible for producing a Fagopyritol A1
    Cornell University, Ithaca
  • Nitrogen and phosphate interaction on buckwheat production
    North Dakota State University, ND
  • Release of 'Koto' and 'Koban', two high-yielding buckwheat varieties
    Kade Research Ltd., Morden, Manitoba

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