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Sometimes the cypresses tower over wheat fields swaying with Van Gogh energy.

Because it uses the entire wheat kernel, whole-wheat flour is higher in fiber.

Flour makers have tried to develop offerings that taste less like whole wheat.

For two years now, a relative, who knows this but chooses not to remember it, has given my family candies at Christmas that "may contain wheat," which means that I dare not eat them.

Russia is now the largest wheat exporter in the world, responsible for nearly a quarter of the global market.

By the early 1960s, Mexico was growing six times more wheat than it did when Borlaug first arrived.

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.

He helped set up an institute in Mexico aimed at improving wheat and corn production.

A blended scotch whisky is made by combining several single malts with wheat and/or corn whiskies in column stills.

In 1205 wheat was worth 12 pence per bushel, which was cheap, as there had been some years of famine previous thereto.

Wheat gives place to Rye about the same time, and the Potato, at first comparatively rare, becomes universal.

He had the land in Tripp County that was broken into winter wheat, while that in the next county east was rented.

For most of the way the country is flat and fertile, and in good part devoted to Grazing, though considerable Wheat is grown.

The country is undulating and beautiful, mainly devoted to Grass, Wheat and Wood, and in the very highest condition.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wheat, such as: cereal, grass, durum, gluten, semolina, and spelt.

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