wheat weevil disease

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wheat weevil disease

a hypersensitivity pneumonitis caused by allergy to weevil particles found in wheat flour.


a plant used principally for its grain as human food and livestock feed. Wheat by-products of bran pollard, middlings, shorts are a major source of protein supplements for ruminants. Used also to a limited extent as a fodder by grazing the green crop or as green chop. Called also Triticum vulgare.

wheat engorgement
wheat enteropathy
see wheat-sensitive enteropathy.
wheat germ
the embryo of wheat salvaged during the milling process. A rich source of tocopherol, thiamin, riboflavin and other vitamins.
wheat pasture poisoning
a form of hypocalcemic and hypomagnesemic tetany which occurs in cattle and sheep grazed on a green cereal crop. This may be done in a time of feed shortage or as a measure to control excessive growth of the crop. It can also occur when animals are grazed on a cereal crop which has been used as a cover crop to help establish a pasture. See also lactation tetany.
wheat pollard itch
dermatitis caused by the acarid mite suidasia nesbitti.
wheat smut
wheat weevil disease
an immediate immune complex-mediated hypersensitivity pneumonitis of humans caused by inhalation of flour infested with Sitophilus granarius.
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