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Authenticity of cereal based products by identification of species specific silica phytoliths - AN0612

To determine whether adulteration of pasta products with bread wheats (Triticum aestivum) can be detected using species specific phytoliths.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1993

To: 1994

Cost: £18,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Oxford Brookes