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Triticum timopheevii - Zhuk.

Common Name Sanduri, Timopheev's wheat
Family Poaceae or Gramineae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Developed through cultivation, it is not known in a truly wild location.
Range W. Asia - Transcaucasia.
Edibility Rating    (2 of 5)
Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Moist Soil Full sun
Triticum timopheevii Sanduri, Timopheev


Tracey Slotta @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
Triticum timopheevii Sanduri, Timopheev
USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

 
Triticum timopheevii is a ANNUAL.
It is not frost tender. It is in flower from June to July, and the seeds ripen from August to September. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Wind.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Seed
Edible Uses:

Seed - cooked[61, 105]. It is usually ground into a flour and used as a cereal for making bread, biscuits etc[183].

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

Biomass  Mulch  Paper  Starch  Thatching

The straw has many uses, as a biomass for fuel etc, for thatching, as a mulch in the garden etc[141]. A fibre obtained from the stems is used for making paper[189]. The stems are harvested in late summer after the seed has been harvested, they are cut into usable pieces and soaked in clear water for 24 hours. They are then cooked for 2 hours in lye or soda ash and then beaten in a ball mill for 1½ hours in a ball mill. The fibres make a green-tan paper[189]. The starch from the seed is used for laundering, sizing textiles etc[46, 61]. It can also be converted to alcohol for use as a fuel.

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Cultivation details

Succeeds in most well-drained soils in a sunny position. An ancient grain crop, it is still occasionally cultivated for its edible seed in Georgia and other areas in W. Asia[61, 183]. A very disease resistant plant[171].

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Propagation

Seed - sow early spring or autumn in situ and only just cover the seed. Germination should take place within a few days[K].

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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