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Triticum turgidum subsp. dicoccon
Synonyms: T. dicoccon

Common Name(s): Emmer
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Winter Annual
Growing Days: 120 to 180 (days)
Abs.Max=77° (F)    Opt.Max=68° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 20 to 35 (in.)
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH: 5.5 to 6.8
Soil Texture/Type: Rich clay or sand
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright to clear
Glumes adhere to kernel. Spring or Winter types exist. Grown primarily in northern half of US.
Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Rust
Animal Food -, Genetic - wheat relative, Food - starch


Geographical Origin:
Only cultivated
Metric Units

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