Food for Thought is delighted to spotlight Durum Wheat. This second most cultivated species of wheat, after common wheat, is valued for its high protein content and high extensibility when made into dough, which makes it ideal for food staples such as pasta and bread. Learn more about this valued ancient grain in this second Food for Thought feature.
Durum Wheat Videos
The Wheat Initiative permitted Cereals & Grains Association to showcase their Durum Wheat Quality Meeting 2021 videos that were organized around various topics related to durum wheat.
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Cereal Foods World Articles
Soft Kernel Durum Wheat — A New Bakery Ingredient?
Genetic Enhancement of Food Safety Attributes of Durum Wheat
Influence of Protein Content on Durum Wheat Gluten Strength Determined by the SDS Sedimentation Test and by Other Methods
Evolution of Durum Wheat Fine Flour for Alkaline Noodle Processing
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Cereal Chemistry Articles
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Yellow Pigment Determination for Single Kernels of Durum Wheat (Triticum durum Desf.)
Quality of Spaghetti Made from Full and Partial Waxy Durum Wheat
Grain Quality Characteristics and Milling Performance of Full and Partial Waxy Durum Lines
Protein and Starch Properties of Some Tetraploid Wheats
Tetraploid Wheat — A Resource for Genetic Improvement of Durum Wheat Quality
Distribution of Peroxidases in Durum Wheat (Triticum durum)
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Grain quality traits of commercial durum wheat varieties and their relationships with drought stress and glutenins composition (Journal of Cereal Science)
From ancient to old and modern durum wheat varieties: interaction among cultivar traits, management, and technological quality (Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture)
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