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Mission

The mission of the Grain Quality and Structure Research Unit, which includes the Hard Winter Wheat Quality Laboratory, is to ensure a high quality and safe U.S. grain supply for our customers by: (1) conducting basic and applied research to identify the physical characteristics and structural/biochemical components that govern quality; (2) developing rapid, precise, and accurate predictive technologies for quality assessment; and (3) evaluating the end-use quality of breeding lines.
The Grain Quality and Structure Research is located in Manhattan, KS and is part of the Plains Area.
The Research Leader (acting) is Fadi Aramouni.
Email: FADI.ARAMOUNI@USDA.GOV
Phone: (785)776-2703
Fax: (785)776-2792
USDA-ARS-PA-Center for Grain & Animal Health Res.
Grain Quality & Structure Res. /1515 College Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66502