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Quality parametres of emmer wheat landraces

Konvalina, Petr; Moudry, Jan (Jr.) and Moudry, Jan (2008) Quality parametres of emmer wheat landraces. Journal of Central European Agriculture, 9 (3), pp. 539-545.

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Summary

Emmer wheat, Triticum dicoccum SCHUEBL, is an old variety of cereals which has been traditionally grown in aride
areas. Nowdays, it is mainly grown in Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria and in the Czech republic. This article deals with
a study of quality parametres and selected economic parametres of 6 varieties coming from the genetic resources of emmer wheat. High crude protein content in grain was proved during the trials. Nevertheless, such a characteristic is not suitable for the classical bakery processing (production of leavened products). Low figure of the harvest index is supposed to be the most problematic economic character. However, emmer wheat is a suitable variety for organic farming system. Growing of emmer wheat contributes to an extension of the agrobiodiversity in the countryside and to the suistainable development of a region.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:wheat, emmer, landraces, baking quality
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Czech Republic > University of South Bohemia (JCU)
ISSN:1332-9049
Deposited By: Konvalina, Dr. Petr
ID Code:20775
Deposited On:03 May 2012 10:37
Last Modified:03 May 2012 10:37
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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