Kernels of No. 2 Canadian Western Amber Durum wheat, showing some frost/heat stress damage. This type of wheat is used for making semolina and pastas.

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Kernels of No. 2 Canadian Western Amber Durum wheat, showing some frost/heat stress damage. This type of wheat is used for making semolina and pastas.

By Amy Grant Americans eat a lot of wheat in its various commercially produced forms. Most of it has been processed and the bran, endosperm and germ are separated, leaving ground white nutritionally void white flour. Utilizing the whole grain is much more nutritious, richer in fiber minerals, B vitamins and antioxidants, which is why many gardeners are choosing to grow their own. How about growing your own durum wheat, for example? What is durum wheat? Read on to find out how to grow durum wheat and about durum wheat care. What is Durum Wheat? As you’re slurping down your spaghetti Bolognese, have you ever stopped to wonder exactly what the pasta is made of? Although pasta can be made from other types of wheat, durum wheat is considered to be of higher quality for the production of pasta. Durum wheat, Triticum turgidum, is used for most dried pastas and

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