Wheat: nm "Wheat" is a generic term which designates several annual cereals belonging to the genus Triticum. They are annual plants of the Poaceae family (ex Gramineae), cultivated in many countries. The term wheat also refers to the "grain" (caryopsis) produced by these plants.
Wheat is one of the three major grains along with corn and rice. It is, with around 700 million tonnes per year, the third in terms of the size of the global harvest and, with ...
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