Wheat, Protein content, Environmental factors
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Over the past 20 years, the average protein content of WesternAustralian wheat has ranged from 9.3 to 12.0 per cent, with a mean level of 10.4 per cent. At most grain receival points, in any one season, individual loads can often vary in protein content by as much as 5 per cent protein or more. Rainfall and soil fertility account for much of this variation.
Crosbie, G B. and Fisher, Harry
"Variation in wheat protein content : the effect of environment,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 28
, Article 6.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol28/iss4/6