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"Triticum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A plant genus of the family POACEAE that is the source of EDIBLE GRAIN. A hybrid with rye (SECALE CEREALE) is called TRITICALE. The seed is ground into FLOUR and used to make BREAD, and is the source of WHEAT GERM AGGLUTININS.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Triticum" by people in this website by year, and whether "Triticum" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 21 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2002 and 2004 and 2014 and 2022
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