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Old 07-21-2009, 10:27 PM
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Default Space Wheat - Quintotriticale?

An article that I came across tonight...
Concerns wheat and space...


http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/200907...tronautsonmars
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Old 07-25-2009, 11:08 AM
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The word is quatrotriticale.
If you are referring to the grain product stored on the space station in "The Trouble with Tribbles."
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Old 07-25-2009, 02:17 PM
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No, it's quintotriticale, the one after quatro.

You know -- also named after Zach?

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Old 07-25-2009, 02:45 PM
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The word is quatrotriticale.
If you are referring to the grain product stored on the space station in "The Trouble with Tribbles."
Mental slip!

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

Was spelled that way on startrek.com!
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Old 07-25-2009, 02:50 PM
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No, it's quintotriticale, the one after quatro.

You know -- also named after Zach?

Thanks, I had to look it up again...was quinto just as you say!
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It is a genetically engineered, four lobed, high yeild grain.... It's root ancestor, Tritacale, was first used in northern Canada...
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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.
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No Kaptain, it was a Rrussian inwention!
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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.
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