During 1974 three books have appeared on the subject of Triticale; the first ‘Nutritive value of Triticale protein (and the proteins of wheat and rye)’ contains in its title the clue to the name of this new cereal. It is an artificial genus synthesised by combining the genomes of wheat (genus Triticum) and rye (genus Secale). The second book, aptly entitled ‘Triticale: first man‐made cereal’ is an account of a symposium jointly sponsored by the American Association of Cereal Chemists and the International Union of Food Science and Technology, held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1973 and the third, quite simply called ‘Triticale’ is an account of an international symposium held in El Batan, Mexico, also in the Autumn of 1973.
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