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Triticum durum

AuthorityDesf.
FamilyLiliopsida:Commelinidae:Cyperales:Gramineae
SynonymsTriticum aestivum ssp. durum (Desf.) Thell., Triticum turgidum L. var. durum, Triticum turgidum convar. durum (Desf.) Bowen
Common namesdurum wheat, Macaroni wheat, blé dur, trigo duro, grano duro, durum weizen, hartweizen, durum hvede, durum vete, durum kveite, ying li xiao mai, alkamh assalb, lúa mì cúng
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Ecocrop code10582



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BRIEF DESCRIPTION A grass and cereal crop. USES It produces hard grain with a high gluten content that is made into flour and used mainly for the manifacture of paste products and bread. GROWING PERIOD Annual grass, growing 120-180 days. COMMON NAMES Durum wheat, Durum. FURTHER INF Plants are fairly resistant to drought, rust, and smut fungi.
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Edwards S up pp 151
Roecklein J 1987 pp 31 [USE, DEP, FER, TEMP, KTMP, DRA]
Duke J 1975 pp 30 [PH, RAIN, TEMP]