Topic : Wheat Crop (Most Commonly cultivated wheat sp)

Topic :  Wheat Crop
Commonly cultivated wheat sp

There are 7 in the world,  only 4 is important in India,  they are:


1. Common wheat {Asked in BHU AG & IBPS AFO }
  • Another name : Bread wheat
  • Botanical name : T vulgare / aestivum
  • Cultivated throughout India
  • Most suited for chapati and bakery
  • [Source: https://www.agricoachingdelhi.in/]





2. Duram wheat {Asked in JRF Agronomy 2016, BHU AG & IBPS AFO }
  • Another name : Macroni wheat
  • Botanical name : T durum 
  • Cultivated in Central & Southern India
  • Best suited for noodles, vermicelli
  • [Source: https://www.agricoachingdelhi.in/]




3. Emmer wheat  [Source: https://www.agricoachingdelhi.in/]
  • Botanical name : T dicoccum
      • Winter / spring wheat
      • Wheat suitable for Maharastra, AP & TN {Asked in JRF Agronomy 2016}
      • [Source: https://www.agricoachingdelhi.in/]



4. Indian dwarf wheat (T sphaerococcum) {Asked in JRF Agronomy 2016, BHU AG & IBPS AFO }

  • Another name : Shot wheat
  • Practically gone out of cultivation due to low productivity

[Source: https://www.agricoachingdelhi.in/]





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