By Jochen Voss, on
I learned about the different kinds of grains long ago, when I was in primary school. Since then I have somehow managed to confuse myself about which grain is which. Here's to unconfusion! (All information and pictures are from Wikipedia; follow the links for details.)
(Triticum aestivum, Triticum durum, etc.)
|Used for bread, flour, couscous, beer, biofuel, …|
Needs good soil and climate, several species of wheat are used, main source of vegetable protein in human food.
|Used for beer, whisky, animal feeding, …|
|Used for animal feeding (e.g. horses), oat
flakes, porridge, …|
Can be grown in regions with relatively cold, wet summers.
|Used for bread, animal feeding, …|
Can grow on relatively poor soil and in colder climates.
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