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Basic Collection Information and Status
Wheat (Triticum aestivum, Poaceae)
Cultural Affiliation   Akimel O'odham
Collection Site   Arizona, United States (latitude: 33°; altitude: 1,000 ft / 300 m)
Collection Year   n/a
Accession Status   Active
Catalog Information and Instructions
White SonoraWH001
Beardless spring wheat; compact head, soft kernel. Grown in Magdalena, Sonora since 1770. Common among Pima, Yuma after 1820. Organically grown.
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Collection Site
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The Native Seeds/SEARCH digital photo collection for this accession is provided below.
T01-001 CF05 FRT01-001 CF05 FR2T01-001 CF05 P2T01-001 CF05 P3T01-001 CF05 P
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Characterization and Evaluation
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Wheat IntroductionCultivation InstructionsSeed Saving Instructions
A native of the Old World, wheat was introduced to the Southwest by Father Kino. Traditionally, wheat was roasted and ground to make pinole or stretched into thin wheat flour tortillas.In the low desert, plant in December through January for harvest in dry months of May & June. Broadcast and rake in seed, then lightly pat soil. If birds are a problem, cover very thinly with straw and sticks. Keep moist until sprouted.A wind-pollinated annual. Birds love the ripe seeds, so protection may be necessary. Harvest when dry, strip stems or walk on seedheads to remove seeds and winnow off chaff.
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