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spelt

a species of wheat, Triticum spelta, that was formerly much cultivated and was used to develop present-day cultivated wheats
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Triticum Spelta - a specialty grain for ecological farming systems.
Often confused with spelt (triticum spelta), they are two distinct, though closely related grains.
Grain yield and its components both showed strong heterosis in hybrids between common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and spelt (Triticum spelta L.) (Schmid and Winzeler, 1990; Winzeler et al., 1994).
Look out for Briza maxima with its nodding flowers that can be sprayed silver or gold, the almost cuddly Eragostis, and the wheat-like spikes of Triticum spelta.