View Single Post
Old May 5 2010, 06:06 PM   #6
Xerxes1979
Captain
 
Xerxes1979's Avatar
 
Location: Gamma Hydra Section 10
Re: Quadro-triticale: a genetically modified food?

Real Tricale dates to the 19th century. There is nothing exotic about it.

The "quadro" of the Trek variety apparently referes to the shape of the kernel.


Wiki has a fairly good writeup.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quadrotriticale
__________________
"Your knowledge of Klingon curses is impressive. But, as the Romulans might say, only a Veruul would use such language in public"
Xerxes1979 is offline   Reply With Quote