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durum improvement

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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
To produce the highest quality durum, growers need to develop a management plan which considers agronomic and variety selection as well as understanding the requirements of pasta manufacturers and end users... germination or 'sprouting' starts a complex series of chemical reactions in the grain including an increase in grain alpha-amylase, an enzyme that breaks down starch... durum is assessed for quality on receival with grain segregated according to the quality parameters of dr1, dr2 and dr3...
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