EINKORN

- triticum monococcum -

EINKORN

- Triticum monococcum -

Living lab Cer-Occ FRANCE

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General information

Name : Einkorn

Latin name : Triticum monoccocum

Appearance : Long awns, thin spikes, two rows of grains, hulled grains.

Biophysical environment

Soil type: All

Climate type: All – possible necessity of varnishing

Topography: All – might pose a problem for mecanisation in steep fields

Environmental Tolerance

Drought tolerance: Medium +

Disease resistance and mycotoxins: High resistance to most disease but a slight sensibility for common bunt

Freeze tolerance: High

Weed Competition: Medium, even if there are some weeds it doesn’t affact the crop much

Processing information

Destination: flour, semolina, bread, pasta, bulghur

Interest in short chains: Yes

Organoleptic quality: 

Nutritional value: Good protein rate, low gluten

Other use and co-products:

Other

Particular Restrictions: Needs dehulling

Ethnobotanical Information

Varieties of interest

Sofianum - Collection CRB Cereals (France)

General information

Name: Sofianum

ERGE Code :  26927

Type de cultivar: Landrace

Characteristics of interest: High yield, good weed resistance

Registered in the official catalog: No catalog for einkorn

Appearance: Short and blond spike

Biophysical environment

Soil type: All

Climate type: All

Topography: All

Environmental Tolerance

Drought tolerance: Medium

Disease resistance and mycotoxin: Medium – sensibility to common bunt

Weed Competition:High

Agronomic characteristics

Sowing period: Autumn

Earliness at flowering: Medium

Earliness at maturity: Medium

Harvest period: July

Nitrogen requirements: Low

Yield level compared to specie average: High

Processing Information:

Destination: Flour, semolina, bread, pasta, boulghour

Interest in short chains: Yes

Nutritional value: Medium protein rate

Ethnobotanical information

Comes from Turkey

Antenato - Collection CREA (Italy)

General information

Name: Antenato

Type de cultivar: Landrace

Characteristics of interest: resistance to lodging, good precocity, large grain, stable yield, resistance to drought

Registered on the official catalog : No catalog for einkorn

Appearance: Smaller than the other varieties of einkorn, high thousand kernel weight.

Biophysical environment

Soil type: All

Climate type : All

Topography: All

Environmental Tolerance

Drought tolerance: High

Disease resistance and mycotoxin: High

Weed Competition: Medium

Agronomic characteristics

Sowing period: Autumn

Earliness at flowering: High

Earliness at maturity: High

Harvest period: June/July

Nitrogen requirements: Low

Yield level compared to species average: Medium

Processing Information:

Destination: Flour, semolina, pasta, boulghour

Interest in short chains: Yes

Nutritional value: High protein rate

Ethnobotanical information

Vulgare Paganuzzi - Collection CRB Cereals

General information

Name: Vulgare paganuzzi

ERGE Code : 27273

Type de cultivar: Landrace

Characteristics of interest: High yield

Registered in the official catalog: No catalog for einkorn

Appearance: Red stems and spikes

Biophysical environment

Soil type: All

Climate type: All

Topography: All

Environmental Tolerance

Drought tolerance: Medium

Disease resistance and mycotoxin: High

Weed Competition: High

Agronomic characteristics

Sowing period: Autumn

Earliness at flowering: Medium

Earliness at maturity: Medium

Harvest period: July

Nitrogen requirements: Low

Yield level compared to specie average: High

Processing Information:

Destination: Flour, semolina, bread, pasta, boulghour

Interest in short chains: Yes

Nutritional value: Medium protein rate

Ethnobotanical information

Comes from ex-Yougoslavia

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