About wheat production: cultivation and trade

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...
World production of cereals: the main numbers

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...
A grain trade 2000 years before agriculture

A grain trade 2000 years before agriculture

The ancient inhabitants of Britain began to consume wheat grown about two thousand years before agriculture came along on the island, importing it from the mainland. This discovery, made ​​by researchers from the University of Warwick, Bradford and the Department of...