Wheat is one of the oldest and most important cereal crops. Wheat is grown for its grain, which is ground into flour used to make breads and pastas. Wheat consists of approximately 20 species in the genus Triticum of the grass family (Poaceae).
Wheat is one of the oldest and most important of the cereal crops. Of the thousands of varieties known, the most important are common wheat (Triticum aestivum), used to make bread;