Wheat - Origin And Botany

Wheat and barley share the same origin in the Middle East and around areas adjoining southern Turkey, Iraq, Syria and former USSR.

Barley and wheat are believed to be the first cereals to be domesticated in the Middle East about 6000 years ago.

Bread wheat which is mainly grown in Zambia belongs to the genus Triticum. It has exhibited a wide range of morpholigical and physiological variation and ecological adaptation, spreading throughout the temperate re

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