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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Craig F. Morris
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Research Specialty and Interests



 List of Projects and Downloadable Publications



•Wheat grain quality genetics



•Novel wheat types (waxy wheats, soft durums)



•Wild and ancient wheats


The mission of the WWQL, includes developing new methods of evaluating quality characteristics of doughs and flours, evaluating milling and baking qualities of thousands of wheat samples each year from breeding programs throughout the Western region, and research the biochemical and genetic basis of wheat quality.


Objectives: increase and improve wheat utilization, increase the nutrient density and healthfulness of wheat, protect global genetic resources.


Last Modified: 12/30/2014