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population wheats

Vaughn Tan3rd January 2021 at 6:52pm

An old approach to wheat cultivation in which a field is sown with a genetically diverse population of wheats instead of just one variety of genetically undiverse wheat. (This latter monoculture approach is how nearly all modern wheat is grown.) As a population, a population wheat has enhanced environmental perception and enhanced adaptation ability—it's wheat with the uncertainty mindset. If you want to read more about this (and who wouldn't?), start with #15: Maintenance by design.

See also: design, diversity, maintenance by design, pizza, regenerative agriculture, resilience, resource with no predefined form, sustainability, uncertainty.