Bulgarian varieties of wheat and barley are becoming more popular abroad

Market & Price Trends
Innovation & Technology
Published Apr 18, 2024

Tridge summary

The Dobrudja Agricultural Institute in Bulgaria is gaining international recognition, particularly in Turkey, for its wheat and cereal varieties. Scientists highlight the institute's success in developing wheat that is not only efficient in fertilizer absorption and resistant to major diseases but also adaptable to climate changes and market uncertainties. These varieties, including Tangra, Achat, and the winter brewing barley Onyx, are celebrated for their high yields, quality, and unique characteristics that meet European standards. The institute's focus extends to improving the baking qualities of wheat for high-quality bread and bakery products, aiming to meet the long-term needs of farmers and consumers alike. With an annual Open Day event, the institute showcases its advancements in breeding cereals, oilseeds, and nitrogen-fixing crops, underlining its commitment to quality and innovation in the agricultural sector.
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Original content

In short: Although at a slow pace, interest in the Bulgarian selection of wheat is beginning to grow. This is the finding of scientists from the Dobrudja Agricultural Institute. The factors for the positive trend are many. In the conditions of market uncertainty and climate changes, the question of the cost of production is increasingly acute. "My impression is that in the last year there has been an interest in Bulgarian selection and this is not accidental," says Associate Professor Galina Mihova, breeder of cereal crops at the Dobrudja Agricultural Institute in the town of General Toshevo. Assoc. Galina Mihova: Efficiency should also be sought in production. Mining alone cannot be relied upon. "The Bulgarian selection is distinguished by serious efficiency in terms of the absorption of fertilizer products. In addition, we are witnessing a rather deteriorated phytopathological environment at the moment. This is not accidental - with the different selection, different pathotypes ...
Source: Agri
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