The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a variety of soft wheat. It has a glabrous, awnless, red spike and red grain. Milturum is distributed in European countries, India, and China. In the USSR the most widely cultivated strains are Milturum 553 and Strela.
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