Origin of wheat
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Borlaug and his associates set out to develop strains of wheat that could resist diseases and pests, and thus improve yields.
After plane loads of wheat seeds were sent to India in the 1960s, farmers there were able to boost production by a factor of four.
A blended scotch whisky is made by combining several single malts with wheat and/or corn whiskies in column stills.
This one was born in Floral, Saskatchewan, on the outskirts of Saskatoon, in the heart of Western Canada's wheat prairies.
One more thing: celiac and non-celiac gluten sensitivity are not the same as a wheat allergy.Research Shows Link Between NSAID Use and Gut Disease|Valerie Vande Panne|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They come to discriminate between small forms varying very slightly, such as corn, wheat, and rice.The Montessori Method|Maria Montessori
Before entering the pass of Abulaghlagh, Hateetah hid some of his wheat under the rocks to lighten his camels.
For this purpose, General Botha had sheep and wheat sent to them.Through Shot and Flame|J. D. Kestell.
Ranks fourth in wheat and barley, sixth in hay, eighth in oats.Alden's Handy Atlas of the World|John B. Alden
He will send down rain, and the floors shall be full of wheat, and the vats shall overflow with wine and oil.The Christ Of Paul|George Reber
British Dictionary definitions for wheat
Word Origin for wheat
Word Origin and History for wheat
Old English hwæte "wheat," from Proto-Germanic *khwaitijaz (cf. Old Saxon hweti, Old Norse hveiti, Norwegian kveite, Old Frisian hwete, Middle Dutch, Dutch weit, Old High German weizzi, German Weizen, Gothic hvaiteis "wheat"), literally "that which is white," from *khwitaz-, the source of Old English hwit (see white; and cf. Welsh gwenith "wheat," related to gwenn "white"). The Old World grain was introduced into New Spain in 1528. Wheaties, the cereal brand name, was patented 1925.