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Buckwheat, agricultural production and trade

The plant has a branching root system with one primary root that reaches deeply into the moist soil. Buckwheat has triangular seeds and produces a flower that is usually white, although can also be pink or yellow. Buckwheat branches freely, as opposed to tillering or producing suckers, causing a more complete adaption to its environment than other cereal crops. The seed hull density is less than that of water, making the hull easy to remove.

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Top 10 Beer Producing Nations

A cold brew on a hot day, a hearty stout on a windy winter night, ale with lunch, lager with dinner, a kegger with friends - it's no wonder this versatile drink is the most commonly-consumed alcoholic beverage in the world. With a history thousands of years in the...

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Traditional Gragnano pasta

The ancient art of making pasta from durum wheat semolina has a very long tradition in Gragnano. The history of pasta on the "magic" hill of this little town, very close to Naples, started more than 500 years ago. This story begins around the middle of the 16th...

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Geographical indications and traditional specialities

When searching for an authentic product, you have to know how lables can be essential to make the right choice. Pretty bottles, fancy labels and good presentation can sometimes be misleading. So we provide you the Eropean Union information on quality policy for...

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World cereal production to decline by 1.5 percent in 2015

Early prospects point to a likely decline of 1.5 percent in global cereal production in 2015 from the previous year's record. Based on the conditions of crops already in the ground and on planting intentions for those still to be sown, and assuming normal weather for...

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About wheat production: cultivation and trade

Wheat production is concentrated in a few countries, even if wheat plant is very robust and can adapt to a quite different environmental conditions. The most suitable environments for its growth are those with temperate climates and with rainfalls between 400 and 900...

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International wheat production statistics

What are the main wheat producing countries in the world? Everybody, once in a lifetime, has wondered it. Generally, we can say that wheat does grow all over the world. The main producers are the European Union, China, India, the United States, Russia, Canada,...

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World production of cereals: the main numbers

Wheat: productions stable but inhomogeneous In principle the campaign 2014-15 for wheat has recorded in various areas a not homogeneous production trends. This fact, coupled with the geopolitical situation that is affecting Ukraine and the Black Sea, is to assume that...

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