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Purple, Black & Green Wheat Crop: How it is Beneficial for Farmers & Cancer Patients?

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia
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Agricultural scientists are working day and night and innovating new technologies so that farmers can earn high profits. Almost after 8 years of research in the agricultural sector in India, biotechnologists have now succeeded in developing some varieties of colored wheat, the nutrients in which are more beneficial for your health than normal wheat.

Now wheat will be produced in different colors and as a result of this, the bread or chapatti served in the plate will also be colored.  

Purple, black and green wheat is once again trending in Pali, Rajasthan. Moreover, people are using those things the most in their food, which our ancestors used to eat to enhance their health. In view of this trend of people, the old method of sowing wheat is being adopted again in Pali. 
 
Now, with these seeds, the farmers of Pali will again grow wheat in their fields by adopting the old method of sowing this wheat of the ancestors. The production of purple, black and green wheat has started once again in Pali, which is likely to give benefit to cancer patient although proper result is yet to come. 

How Black Wheat Helps Cancer Patients? 

Moreover, black wheat contains many nutritious ingredients. This wheat has the ability to prevent diseases like cancer, diabetes, stress, heart disease and obesity according to few sources. Black wheat has a higher nutritional value than normal wheat. Apart from this, it also contains fiber content, which is beneficial for sugar and cancer patients. 

Benefits of colored wheat varieties 

  • You can get the required amount of anthocyanin from colored wheat.

  • Anthocyanin is an antioxidant and eating it will help prevent problems like heart diseases, diabetes and obesity.

  • While its quantity is 5 ppm in ordinary wheat, it is 140 ppm in black wheat, 80 ppm in blue wheat and 40 ppm in purple wheat.

  • Scientists have claimed that they have used it on rats and found that those who eat colored wheat are less likely to gain weight.

 Low yield per acre 

  • Yield per acre of such wheat is quite low.

  • The normal wheat yield is 24 quintals per acre, while the yield of colored wheat is 17 to 20 quintals.

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