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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Barley Little big history Nutrition Facts double click to change this header text! Amount Per 100 grams1 cup (184 g)1 cup (184 g)Calories 651Total Fat 4.2 g 6% Saturated fat 0.9 g 4%Polyunsaturated fat 2 gMonounsaturated fat 0.5 g Cholesterol 0 mg 0%Sodium 22 mg 0% Potassium 832 mg 23%Total Carbohydrate 135 g 45% Dietary fiber 32 g 128%Sugar 1.5 gProtein 23 g 46% Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 6% Iron 36% Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 30% Vitamin B-12 0%Magnesium 61% First Domesticated... Near East Fertile Crescent 1,500-3,000 kilometers to the east in Tibetan Plateau Growing Cycles of Barley WinterSeptember - ploughingOctober - Cultivations and drilling or min till operationsNovember - Weed and aphid controlMarch - Fertiliser top-dressingApril - Fertiliser top-dressingApril - Weed and disease controlMay - Weed and disease controlJune - HarvestingSpringNovember - Autumn ploughing February - Cultivations and drillingMarch - Fertiliser top-dressingApril - Weed and disease controlMay - Weed and disease controlAugust - Spring barley harvesting Barley is a member of the wheat family and is easy to grow.You can grow barley during the spring or winter and it's behavior is different each season. See the chart to the right for more information... Barley is usually harvested during June and Augustdepending on the season it is grown in. Taking care of the plant calls for weed and disease control. The plant itself needs around 6-8 months to fully grow. The seasonal water requirements for barley depends on variety, target yield and crop management. Barley requires 390 - 430 mm (15 - 17 in.) for optimum yield. Malt barley may require more water over the growing season than feed barley. This additional water is required to maintain the protein content of the grain and meet the standards set by maltsters.Barley needs 6 or more hours of direct sunlight each day to properly grow. Scientific Name: Hordeum Vulgare Barley's importance in history Barley has a great importance, not only in the past,but also in the present time. Barley when it was first domesticatedtaught early farmers how to farm wheat like plants allowing formore food growth. Not only that, but it was healthy and has many good nutrients making it a healthy choice compared to other food they had at that time. So this bringsup the question, How is barley helpful in the present?Well it's main use doesn't have an effect on kids or youngteenagers, but many adults had barley and they may not even know it.One of the main ingredients in many beers uses barley for itsgreat taste making barley a highly farmed crop even to this day.$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/irr1245
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