Grain quality research

Grain Quality

Overview

Dhan Bhandari Cereals 2011.jpg“Making sure crops meet market specifications is a key part of crop production. AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds research looks at improving crop quality in the field and maintaining quality during storage and processing.”

Dr Dhan Bhandari – Cereal product quality scientist

 

Focus on: feed

Over half of UK grain enters the animal feed chain, AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds is leading a £1.5 million investment which aims to benefit growers and feed processors by examining the effects of feed quality on animal performance and developing quicker tests for nutritional quality. It is anticipated that the outcomes will enable targeted use of nabim Group 4 wheat varieties, as well as cut down on waste for the benefit of the whole supply.

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Completed grain quality research projects

Related research articles 

*Research in Focus article. **Theory to Field article.

Current grain quality research projects