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Major Wheat Classifications - USA - reference

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subfuscpersona

Major Wheat Classifications - USA - reference

in response to harrygermany's post on November 11, 2007 which said in part

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There are several hundred varieties of wheat produced in the United States, all of which fall into one of six recognized classes. (This is in market contrast to the one or, at most, two wheat classes produced in other nations.)

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The 3 subclasses of soft white wheat are what surprised me.  I haven't seen any references to this elsewhere.  I'll have to do some reading up to find out more.