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Wheat

A cereal used in a large number of products, especially food. Wheat is contained in bread, cake, beer, pasta and even some fuels. Wheat is a major commodity and its contracts are traded on exchanges.
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Durum wheat or macaroni wheat is the only tetraploid species of wheat of commercial importance that is widely cultivated today and in Turkey.
The experiment was designed as factorial in randomized complete block design with three replications comprising four nitrogen treatments (control/no nitrogen applied, 23, 46 and 69 kg N [ha.sup.-1]) and seven durum wheat cultivars (Table 1).
Durum wheat, used for making such food products as pasta and couscous, is particularly susceptible to soil salinity.
Transfer of high molecular weight glutenins from spring wheat to durum wheat. p.
Dreamfields pasta is made almost exclusively of durum wheat semolina combined with a small amount of a unique fiber and protein blend that results in fewer carbs being absorbed into your system, much like whole grains.
It has succeeded in a highly competitive industry characterized by wide swings in the price and availability of the key input: durum wheat. The price paid to member-producers for durum wheat has been substantially higher than the market price once the processing net margin is distributed to members.
Tunisia's state grains agency has issued an international tender to purchase up to 100,000 tons of durum wheat, European traders said on Tuesday.
Besides, Algerian cereals are largely dominated by durum wheat crop [23].
Scientists at Italy's Universita degli Studi di Foggia evaluated the antioxidant activity of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) seeds; durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L.
The quantities collected are distributed between 8.7 million quintals of durum wheat, 748 thousand quintals of soft wheat, 3.3 million quintals of barley and 9.3 million quintals of triticale.