Wheat


Wheat

Plants Identity


Scientific Name

Triticum aestivum L.

Arabic name(s)

Burr - Hentah - Qamh

English name(s)

Wheat

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Triticum L.

Species

Triticum aestivum L.

Subspecies

Variety

Growth form

Wheat is an annual cereal grass.

Plant’s Description

Ecology (Habitat)& distribution

Wheat is a widely grown winter crop; it is originated from the Mediterranean region. Wheat is one of the first cereals known to have been domesticated in the world.

Geographic distribution

Plant’s Citations in the Holy Qur’an

The plant is not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.

Other Citations for the plant in the Holy Qur’an

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

Abu Huraira (Allaah be pleased with him) reported Allaah’s Messenger (Pace and Blessing be Upon Him) as saying: Dates are to be paid for by dates, wheat by wheat, Barley by Barley, salt by salt, like for like, payment being made on the spot. He who made an addition or demanded an addition, in fact, dealt in usury except in case where their classes differ. Sahih Muslim, book of business transactions.

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

History of the Plant


Stories about the plant in Holy Qur’an

Stories about the plant in Sunnah

The plant in the Arabic Literature

Etymology

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Functional Uses


Uses

Foods

Products

Fruits

Traditional Uses

Services

Medicinal uses

Constituents (Chemical composition)

Side Effects

Other Uses

Cultivation (Agriculture)


Cultivation History

Cultivars and Varieties

Growth and propagation

Tree management

Pests and diseases

Harvesting & Yield

References