Title Info
Common name Triticale
Scientific name Secale cereale X Triticum durum
Taxonomic group Poaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants
Food plants Grains and cereals
Keywords Gramineae
Triticale, <i>Secale cereale X Triticum durum</i>
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Triticale. This hybrid of wheat and rye was created by humans. It combines the hardiness of rye with the high yield of wheat, making it ideal for marginal grain-growing areas.