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Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum
Synonyms: T. compactum

Common Name(s): Club wheat
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Winter Annual
Growing Days: 220 to 290 (days)
Abs.Max=68° (F)    Opt.Max=61° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 24 to 35 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 6.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Rich clay or sand
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Grown in Pacific Northwest. Winter and spring types. Prefers soils of medium depth and moderate fertility.
Pythium, Phytothora, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Anthrachose, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Genetic - wheat relative, Food - starch
Dry climate, subtropical, temperate
Geographical Origin:
Southern Europe, Southwestern Asia, Central Asia
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