Durum Wheats have seeds a bit larger than bread wheat. They are used in the production of pasta and it is also often the preferred wheat for wheat weaving.
Pelissier came to the USA from Algeria in 1900. In 1921 a selection was made at University of Saskatchewan which was registered in 1936. A drought resistant cultivar with black beards. Known in the USA as Peliss.Grains/Cereals / Wheat / Durum
Lakota x Pelissier, 1973.Grains/Cereals / Wheat / Durum
Ward x Macoun, 1982. Blond beards.Grains/Cereals / Wheat / Durum
Moroccan Frost is very uniform in height and the shortest of the durums. It has shorter, plumper heads and longer beards than Medora.Grains/Cereals / Wheat / Durum
Black Tip is a short durum wheat with light coloured heads contrasted with dark awns.Grains/Cereals / Wheat / Durum