Just found this and related articles today . . . and think they nailed it.

http://www.photonicsspectra-digital....004?pg=86#pg88
http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=40840
http://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=25285

If the world population is undernourished because of grain, why look for a substitute?

Just find wheat that is a little more decent and let the agricultural disaster roll on.