Human health benefits, soil cleaning, easy growing, and more … professor of plant breeding and genetics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Ismail Dweikat, shares his knowledge on the wonders of the hemp plant, traditional plant breeding, plant genetics, and more.

Tune in to learn:

  • The desirable traits of wild hemp that Dweikat focuses on breeding into additional crops
  • A unique characteristic of hemp that allows it to clean contaminated soils
  • Legal THC levels in Nebraska-grown hemp
  • Why people with Celiac disease can safely eat sorghum but not wheat

Dweikat also has impressive experience growing and breeding blueberries and the ancient pearl millet and sorghum crops.

Press play to hear the entire conversation and learn more about Dweikat’s work at Ismail Dweikat | Department of Agronomy and Horticulture | Nebraska (unl.edu).

Episode also available on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3bO8R6q

 

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