Kinds of Wheat
There are several types of
wheat, but they all fall into two main categories. These two categories
are spring wheat and winter wheat. Wheat is grouped
by its growing season. There are about thirty species of wheat,
but only three are common in the United States. These three are:wheat.
History of Wheat The Wheat Plant George Washington Kinds of Wheat How Wheat is Grown Where Wheat is Grown Marketing Wheat
Uses of Wheat
- Durum Wheat - Durum wheat
is used in many pasta products because the wheat holds together
when made into a paste. It is a spring wheat and grows in Minnesota,
North and South Dakota, and southern Canada.
- Common Wheat - This is also
called "bread wheat" and is the most widely grown type
of wheat. It can be either a spring or winter wheat. In the United
States, it is grown on the prairies.
- Club Wheat - It can be either
a spring or winter wheat and it is closely related to the common
wheat. In the United States, it is grown in the Pacific Northwest.