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Futureguy 07-21-2009 10:27 PM

Space Wheat - Quintotriticale?
 
An article that I came across tonight...
Concerns wheat and space...


http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/200907...tronautsonmars

TGElder 07-25-2009 11:08 AM

The word is quatrotriticale.
If you are referring to the grain product stored on the space station in "The Trouble with Tribbles."

Star Trek Viewer 07-25-2009 02:17 PM

No, it's quintotriticale, the one after quatro.

You know -- also named after Zach?

:001_tongue:

Futureguy 07-25-2009 02:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TGElder (Post 236646)
The word is quatrotriticale.
If you are referring to the grain product stored on the space station in "The Trouble with Tribbles."

Mental slip! :001_tongue:

Was an interesting article, if it is put under the association with that episode. Did you read it?:001_tongue:

Was spelled that way on startrek.com!

Futureguy 07-25-2009 02:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Star Trek Viewer (Post 236737)
No, it's quintotriticale, the one after quatro.

You know -- also named after Zach?

:001_tongue:

Thanks, I had to look it up again...was quinto just as you say!:thumbup:

FanWriter45 07-27-2009 05:17 AM

It is a genetically engineered, four lobed, high yeild grain.... It's root ancestor, Tritacale, was first used in northern Canada...

Zardoz 07-27-2009 05:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by FanWriter45 (Post 237302)
It is a genetically engineered, four lobed, high yeild grain.... It's root ancestor, Tritacale, was first used in northern Canada...

Thank you Mr. Spock.:D

DNA-1842 07-29-2009 12:29 PM

No Kaptain, it was a Rrussian inwention!

Star Trek Viewer 07-29-2009 07:27 PM

Remember, kids -- it's pronounced "hweat."

-- Stewie Griffin.

TGElder 07-29-2009 07:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TGElder (Post 236646)
The word is quatrotriticale.
If you are referring to the grain product stored on the space station in "The Trouble with Tribbles."

I stand corrected. I checked the episode logs and it is quintotriticale.:001_smile:


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