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Triticum aestivum subsp. sphaerococcum
Synonyms: T. sphaerococcum

Common Name(s): Shot wheat
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days:
Precipitation: 10 to 66 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH:
Soil Texture/Type: Rich clay or sand
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Early maturing spring wheat. No commercial US production. Not frost tender.
Pythium, Phytothora, Rhizoctonia, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Cercospora, Anthrachose, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Food - cereal, Genetic - wheat relative
Dry climate, temperate, subtropical, tropical-rainy
Geographical Origin:
Only cultivated
Metric Units

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