winter wheat


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winter wheat

n.
Wheat planted in the autumn and harvested the following spring or early summer.

winter wheat

n
(Agriculture) a type of wheat that is planted in the autumn and is harvested the following summer

win′ter wheat′


n.
any variety of wheat that is planted in the autumn to be harvested in the spring or early summer.
[1665–75]
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The Beaches of Lukannon--the winter wheat so tall-- The dripping, crinkled lichens, and the sea-fog drenching all!
The results indicated that two vegetation indexes and three vegetation indexes could be used to improve the GPC estimation accuracy in winter wheat.
CAIRO: Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, has bought 115,000 tons of US soft red winter wheat for May 21-31 shipment on a free on board basis, the main government wheat buyer said on Thursday.
On the cereal side, winter wheat started with a late planting in 2009 but still advanced its average from 80 bu/ac to 82, with some growers reporting 100 to 120 bu/ac yields.
WINTER wheat growers are warned to watch out for rapidly-increasing yellow rust infections.
A recent congressional report concluded that excessive speculation in the Chicago soft red winter wheat contract by commodity index traders had led to unprecedented volatility in the price of that commodity.
The Kyrgyz Agro-Input Enterprise Development Project (KAED II), financed by USAID, will conduct training on increasing winter wheat yields.
HRS: If the wheat complex stops going up, Minneapolis wheat futures could see spread unwinding with the winter wheat markets.
Compounding this problem is that the expected poor spring wheat harvest will follow on the heels of what was last year's very low-yield winter wheat harvest.
The Associated Press reports that a paltry winter wheat harvest in the nation's breadbasket has driven up the cost of flour for consumers, with more price hikes feared as drought takes a growing toll on the nation's spring wheat crop as well.
Imidazolinone-resistant (Clearfield) winter wheat was made commercially available in 2002 in the Great Plains and in 2003 in the Pacific Northwest regions of the USA.