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Pietrafitta
Durum Wheat

Top level variety in quality, good for dry areas, unfertile soils that usually gives low yield. Main characteristic of Pietrafitta is the high protein value, a very good gluten index and almost red grain colour.


Technical Specifications:

Pedigree: Grazia x Isa

Plant's height: 91-105 cm

Plant's colour: Glaucescent

Ear's shape: Piramidal

Ear's colour:Light glumes with long black awns

Heading time: Early

Diseases resistance: Excellent

Grain's shape: Rounded, slightly red coloured

1000 seeds weight:: 45-55 grams

Test weight: 80-88 kg/hl

Quality characteristics: Excellent for pasta and bread making

Ambiente di coltivazione: Dry areas


The grains

Did you know...

The variety Pietrafitta is raw material for the production of sicily's D.O.P. bread "Pagnotta del Dittaino". As resulting in national durum wheat screening, is the first variety in Italy for quality, good for pasta making, with high protein values with maximum value above 18%.

Quadrato
Durum Wheat

Variety with high yield and quality, good for any sowing area. Good for pasta making. Main characteristic of Pietrafitta is the high protein value, a very good gluten index and high test weight.


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