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Study on modern wheat varieties

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Justanoldguy

Study on modern wheat varieties

Here's an interesting study on the comparison of modern wheat varieties in contrast to older strains.

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-06/uoq-wmd061419.php

It calls into question the idea that the older cultivars are 'tougher' than the newer strains.