Wheat is one of the earliest cereal crops known to man. It probably originated in the Near East but soon spread throughout
Asia and eventually to Europe. Nowadays, half the world’s arable land is used to produce wheat.
The wheat grain consists of three principal parts: the husk, the nut and the seed or embryo. There are three types of wheat: einkorn, which is rarely cultivated;
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Wheat is processed into flour which is used in the making of BREAD, CAKES, CEREALS and PASTA.