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- noun Any of various
wheatlike grassesof the genus Aegilops.
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Then, just 8,000 years ago, another unusual mating between a tetraploid wheat species and a goatgrass gave an offspring with six sets of chromosomes: and this offspring gave us our modern bread wheats.
A wild wheat, Triticum urartu + a goatgrass, Aegilops speltoides
Somewhat less than a million years ago, a chance mating of a wild wheat with a wild goatgrass produced a wheat species with four sets of chromosomes, and this
Triticum turgidum + a goatgrass, Aegilops tauschii
Based on their analysis, the researchers concluded that modern-day wheat inherited Tsn1 from goatgrass.
Parts for the bomb which Ree-Yees is to plant on Jabba’s sail barge have been smuggled in through the kitchen in shipments of goatgrass.
a goatgrass gene for the enzyme protein kinase fused with another gene, NB-LRR, which probably conferred resistance to biotrophs, pathogens that feed on living tissue.