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(Plants) any annual cereal grass of the genus Triticum, which includes the wheats
[C19: Latin, literally: wheat, probably from tritum, supine of terere to grind]
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Noun1.triticum - annual cereal grasses from Mediterranean areaTriticum - annual cereal grasses from Mediterranean area; widely cultivated in temperate regions
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
wheat - annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains
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Dubcovsky A cluster of 11 CBF transcription factors is located at the frost tolerance locus Fr-Am-2 in Triticum monococcum.
Modern wheat cultivars usually refer to two species: hexaploid bread wheat, Triticum aestivumand tetraploid, hard or durum-type wheat, T.
Wheat is a versatile and globally popular member of the Poaceae or Gramineae family known as grasses; it is of the Triticum species with Triticum aestivum and Triticum vulgare being particularly pervasive.
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Keywords: Genetic diversity; Triticum aestivum; Cluster analysis; Phylogenetic tree
Wheatgrass is the young grass of the wheat plant Triticum aestivum," explained Lu Ann Williams, director of innovation at Innova.
Wheat (Triticum aestivum; Triticum turgidum) became a staple grain in the human diet because it contains large amounts of gluten, a stretchy protein that enables bread to rise.
and other species of the genus Triticum using a novel and evolutionary genetic improvement technology that promotes agro-systems that are more resistant to climate change.
Creation and functional analysis of new Puroindoline alleles in Triticum aestivum.
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