Agronomy and cereal quality

  • P. S. Kettlewell


In addition to the genetic differences in cereal grain quality discussed in the previous two chapters there are several agronomic factors (e.g. nitrogen supply) which have marked effects on quality. The effects of these factors are, however, often strongly modified by the environment (e.g. rainfall) and indeed some, such as harvest date, are mediated largely through environmental influences. This chapter will therefore consider the role of environment as well as agronomy.


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