- a type of wheat that is planted in the autumn and is harvested the following summer
Example Sentences Including 'winter wheat'
'It has to be remembered that winter wheat is not our main crop and we had a rather easier spring sowing period than in the south.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
As well, there are contract calls for Canada western soft white and Canada Prairie spring red as well as eight calls for winter wheat.
At intervals there were patches of sparse winter wheat in which cattle pastured.
Wise Daughters From Foreign Lands
Behind that, a field of winter wheat rolled up a gentle hillside.
Bert Frost, as they had expected, was at work - in some distant field spraying winter wheat.
The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
He deviated from tradition by substituting soft red winter wheat for rye, producing a more mellow brew.
They'll want to see their own winter wheat brought in, no doubt.
A Time of War
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