What happened to the healthier original Indian wheat?

Wheat ranks ┬ásecond only to rice as the most consumed cereal grain across the World. The cultivation of wheat dates back to more than 5000 years back during the era of Indus valley civilization where the original species Triticum Sphaerococcum popularly known as Indian wheat was grown. that species has now disappeared and is replaced by present day species- Triticum aestivum or the common Bread Wheat, Triticum durum or the Macaroni/ pasta wheat and the Triticum dicoccum or the Emmer Wheat. Continue reading “What happened to the healthier original Indian wheat?”