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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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While the way wheat is bred may result in nutritional effects, claims that wheat or gluten itself is the source of various health issues remain unproved.
Yield improvements were observed in different wheat-canola intercropping systems as four rows of wheat alternating with two rows of hybrid canola recorded higher LER, net income, benefit-cost ratio and marginal rate of return (Khan et al.
Commercial millers and bakers can take advantage of these findings to formulate whole wheat flour with their own preferred bran, fostering increased consumption of whole wheat products that confer favorable health benefits.
Since 2008, the government started reducing wheat purchases from local farmers at an annual rate of 12.
Key words: Intercropping, land equivalent ratio, wheat, grain yield, Economic analysis.
At a time when Iran is taking keen interest in having wheat from India in a huge quantity as other sellers divert grain cargoes away from the Middle East country because of sanctions-related payments problems, Pakistan needs to grab this opportunity and enter a barter system.
Importance of Breeding for Further Improving Durum Wheat Yield.
In order to mitigate the crisis, the Ministry of Agriculture passed a provision this year conditioning firms importing wheat to buy 3 kg of home wheat to be allowed to import 1 kg of wheat or to buy 4 kg of home wheat to be allowed to import 1 kg of flour.
A surge in the wheat prices has boosted wheat exports from Bulgaria and the Black Sea country is expected to export about 115,000 tonnes of wheat this July, compared with 85,000 tonnes in the same month a year ago, the source told Reuters.
exports, including wheat, with all remaining tariffs phased out over time, according to the Office of the U.
The wheat was also of European Union and Canadian origin, the Grain Silos and Flour Mills Organization (GSFMO) said on Sunday in a faxed statement that cited managing director Waleed El Kheriji.
SIALKOT -- The Punjab government has sought details of wheat stock at all 345 official and private godowns, owned by the Food Department in Gujranwala Division's all six districts: Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahaud Din, Hafizabad and Gujranwala.