emmer wheat


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emmer wheat:

see wheatwheat,
cereal plant of the genus Triticum of the family Poaceae (grass family), a major food and an important commodity on the world grain market. Wheat Varieties and Their Uses
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The wild emmer wheat genome is much more complex than most of the other crops and has a genome three times the size of a human genome, containing ~65 thousand genes.
Molecular characterization of the Wx-B1 allelic variants identified in cultivated emmer wheat and comparison with those of durum wheat.
They found similar results, published in Crop Science in September 2012, in screening 359 emmer wheat accessions.
Caption: The inhabitants of a newly excavated village in western Iran where emmer wheat was domesticated by 9,800 years ago left behind artifacts such as this clay animal figurine.
They rinsed off the sediment and discovered human and animal figurines, fish bones and charred bits of wild barley, lentil, grass peas, emmer wheat (which is rarely grown today because of its low yield) and other ancestors of crop plants.
FARRO Also known as emmer wheat, farro beats even brown rice for fiber content.