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  Green Barley .com - Green Barley and Wheat Grass Superstore
Tender young green barley and wheatgrass shoots are harvested at their nutritional peak and dried at body temperature within an hour of harvest to prevent nutrient loss.
The green barley and wheatgrass is ground without the use of heat or friction by a world's first powdering method (patent pending), resulting in a new generation microfine powder, enabling all nutrients to be accessed by the digestive system.
Popular green barley and wheat grass juice extracts often contain added sugars and stabilizers and are processed using heat and chemicals, deactivating important enzymes.
www.greenbarley.com   (234 words)

  
  Barley - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Barley was one of the first crops domesticated in the Near East, at the same time as einkorn and emmer wheat.
Barley was, alongside emmer wheat, a staple cereal of ancient Egypt, where it was used to make bread and beer; together, these were a complete diet.
Barley is chiefly taken after turnips, sometimes after peas and beans, but rarely by bad farmers either after wheat or oats, unless under special circumstances.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Barley   (1336 words)

  
  Barley - LoveToKnow 1911
The cultivation of barley in ancient Egypt is indicated in Exod.
Apart from the growth-habits of the plant itself, the consideration that chiefly determines the routine of barley cultivation is the demand on the part of the maltster for uniformity of sample.
Barley is liable to smut and the other fungus diseases which attack wheat, and the insect pests which prey on the two plants are also similar.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Barley   (1472 words)

  
 Barley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barley was one of the first crops domesticated in the Near East, at the same time as einkorn and emmer wheat.
Barley was, alongside emmer wheat, a staple cereal of ancient Egypt, where it was used to make bread and beer; together, these were a complete diet.
Barley is chiefly taken after turnips, sometimes after peas and beans, but rarely by good farmers either after wheat or oats, unless under special circumstances.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barley   (1056 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Herbs and Supplements: Barley (Hordeum vulgare)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barley is a cereal used as a staple food in many countries.
Barley malt is used to make beer, and as a natural sweetener called malt sugar or barley jelly sugar.
Barley appears to be well tolerated in non-allergic, healthy adults in recommended doses for short periods of time, as a cereal or in the form of beer.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/druginfo/natural/patient-barley.html   (1577 words)

  
 Learn more about Barley in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barley is the fifth largest cultivated cereal crop in the world (53 million hectares or 132 million acres).
Barley is a staple food for humans and animals.
Barley may also be divided by the number of kernal rows in the head.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /b/ba/barley.html   (787 words)

  
 barley
Barley crops are cultivated throughout the country during the season of rabi crops and utilized in various forms including the Barley flour.
The plants of barley are very similiar to wheat and the seeds are elongated in shape in comparison to wheat with a covering of light yellow colour.
Barley water is a good remedy in kidney problem, to quench the thirst and provide the best nutrition for indisposed and weak persons.
www.crescentlife.com /dietnutrition/barley.htm   (819 words)

  
 Cover Crop Database: Complete Crop Summary of Barley
Barley (0.2% outcrossing) is mainly self-pollinated (Stoskopf, 1985).
Of the cereals, barley and oat have the poorest resistance to lodging (Stoskopf, 1985).
Barley is used for reclamation of saline soils; the main mechanisms of salinity tolerance are salt exclusion and salt dilution (Anderson and Reinbergs, 1985).
www.sarep.ucdavis.edu /cgi-bin/CCrop.exe/show_crop_3   (4739 words)

  
 Barley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Refined barley is called polished or "pearled" barley and is not as nutritious as whole grain, hulled barley.
Barley has a very high level of viscous soluble fiber (called Beta-glucan)—about 25 percent of the fiber found in whole grain barley is water-soluble.
Those allergic to wheat may be able to eat barley, however, those with celiac (gluten enteropathy) should not eat barley as the protein sequence in the major barley protein, horedin, is the same one that is the offending protein in glutens of wheat and rye.
www.wholegrain.umn.edu /grains/barley.cfm   (573 words)

  
 Growth and Development Guide for Spring Barley
In a six-rowed barley, three kernels are formed at each node of the head while in a two-rowed type, only a single kernel forms at each node (figure 1).
Winter barley is usually sown in the fall for exposure to low temperatures during the winter and then development is completed during the following spring and summer.
Barley also has a limited capacity to mobilize substances that were produced and stored earlier in the growing season if conditions reduce the capacity of the plants to produce current photosynthate.
www.extension.umn.edu /distribution/cropsystems/DC2548.html   (2447 words)

  
 WHFoods: Barley
Barley and other whole grains are a rich source of magnesium, a mineral that acts as a co-factor for more than 300 enzymes, including enzymes involved in the body's use of glucose and insulin secretion.
Barley was used by ancient civilizations as a food for humans and animals, as well as to make alcoholic beverages; the first known recipe for barley wine dates back to 2800 BC in Babylonia.
Barley is a member of a non-scientifically established grain group traditionally called the "gluten grains." The idea of grouping certain grains together under the label "gluten grains" has come into question in recent years as technology has given food scientists a way to look more closely at the composition of grains.
www.whfoods.com /genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=127   (5903 words)

  
 Abib (Barley) in the Hebrew Bible
"And the flax and the barley were smitten, because the barley was Abib and the flax was Giv'ol.
The reason that the barley was destroyed and the wheat was not is that the barley had reached the stage in its development called Abib and as a result had become brittle enough to be damaged by the hail.
Parched barley was a commonly eaten food in ancient Israel and is mentioned in numerous passages in the Hebrew Bible as either "Abib parched (Kalui) in fire" (Lev 2,14) or in the abbreviated form "parched (Kalui/ Kali)" (Lev 23,14; Jos 5,11; 1Sam 17,17; 1Sam 25,18; 2Sam 17,28; Ruth 2,14).
www.karaite-korner.org /abib.shtml   (1395 words)

  
 Barley
The barley kernel consists of the caryopsis, or internal seed, the lemma and palea.
For malting, the barley is steeped in aerated water in large tanks for 45 to 65 hours, then transferred to germinating tanks or compartments where it is held with intermittent stirring for 5 to 7 days at temperatures of 60-70°F. During this treatment root sprouts emerge, but not the stems.
Barley for human food is made into pearl barley by using abrasive disks to grind the hulls and bran off the kernels.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/Crops/Barley.html   (1748 words)

  
 Barley Basics
Barley is the world's oldest grain, as evidenced by discoveries in ancient cities in the Mideast and North Africa.
Barley as a food is most commonly identified as pearl barley, traditionally used in soups.
Barley is also used as a commercial ingredient in prepared foods such as breakfast cereals, soups, pilaf mixes, breads, cookies, crackers and snack bars.
wbc.agr.mt.gov /Consumers/Nutrition/barley_basics.html   (812 words)

  
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Barley is grown for grazing, silage, and haying.
Two-row spring barley is planted from February 20 through early March in the southeastern region, March 1 to March 15 is recommended for the central regions and March 1 to March 25 is recommended for the northwestern region.
For instance, winter barley seeding rates range between 30 to 48 lb/a in western Kansas and between 72 to 96 lb/a is recommended for the eastern part of the same state.
www.ipmcenters.org /cropprofiles/docs/ksbarley.html   (2344 words)

  
 Economic Botany Leaflets
Barley, which is of the genus Hordeum, is a cereal that belongs to the grass family Poaceae.
Barley is high in carbohydrates, with moderate amounts of protein, calcium and phosphorus.
Barley is the most valuable for hog feed and is increasingly being used as cattle feed.
www.siu.edu /~ebl/leaflets/barley.htm   (1320 words)

  
 Cook's Thesaurus: Barley
Barley's been feeding humans for millennia, though it fell out of favor during the last one as people came to see it as low-brow peasant fare.
While hulled barley loses only the thick outer hull in the milling process, pearl barley is stripped of the nutritious bran layer as well, leaving just the "pearl" inside.
pot barley = Scotch barley Notes: This isn't as heavily processed as pearl barley, in that the endosperm is left intact, along with the inner pearl of the kernel.
www.foodsubs.com /GrainBarley.html   (469 words)

  
 BarleyFoods | Just the Facts
In botanical terms, barley belongs to the Poacea family, the Triticae tribe and the Hordeum genus.
Barley is a short-season, early maturing crop grown commercially in both irrigated and in dry land environments.
Barley is used commercially for animal feed, to produce malt (an important ingredient in beer production), for seed and for human food applications.
www.barleyfoods.org /facts.html   (325 words)

  
 Class Notes 12 - Barley
barley, was domesticated in Iraq and Syria and was the grain responsible for the agricultural civilization arising in the Tigres and Euphrates River bottoms.
Barley also makes an excellent companion crop (a nurse crop planted with a legume to help with weed control.) Because of the high amount of energy in barley (it contains 95% as much energy as corn), it makes a good animal feed and the best small grain silage.
Barley is malted in order to produce or activate enzymes which will hydrolyze starch (in the endosperm) into sugar.
teach1.cses.vt.edu /cses3444/3444lec12.html   (1592 words)

  
 Crop Profiles
Barley is grown throughout Idaho, in 42 of the state's 44 counties.
Greenbugs damage spring barley though the transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus, particularly in the high mountain valleys of eastern Idaho and by feeding on stems beneath the emerging head while still in the boot stage.
Barley thrips were first detected in the higher elevation Snake River Valley in southeastern Idaho in 1990 and caused extensive damage to less than 40,000 acres that year.
cipm.ncsu.edu /cropprofiles/docs/IDbarley.html   (2338 words)

  
 Washington Barley Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Most barley grown in Washington is spring barley which is planted in early spring and harvested in late summer.
Barley is also used as a commercial ingredient in prepared foods such as breakfast cereals, soups, pilaf mixes, breads, cookies, crackers and snack bars.
Barley is grown on a wide scale in Australia, Canada, the former Soviet Union, the European Union (EU), Middle East/North Africa, and the United States.
www.washingtonbarley.org /facts.html   (735 words)

  
 Barley - Herbs & Supplements - Drug Library - DrugDigest
However, barley seed fiber actually may help individuals lose weight by creating a feeling of fullness that lasts because the fiber swells causing stomach contents to stay in the stomach longer.
After beer is brewed, the leftover barley (commonly known as brewer’s spent grain) may be used for animal feed.
Barley grass is often combined with alfalfa, spirulina, or other grain shoots, such as oat grass and wheat grass to make products that are advertised as “total nutrition” or “green” food.
www.drugdigest.org /DD/DVH/HerbsWho/0,3923,4018|Barley,00.html   (662 words)

  
 Barley Supreme
Barley Supreme is a pure, natural, ancient barley super food; it is 100% organically grown and 100% organically processed.
Barley Supreme is not a complete all-in-one supplement, but close to it.
Barley seed germination is first synchronized using the G.E.M. (Growth Enhancement Method) process and is then stabilized with the proprietary “Nutrient Stabilization Process”.
www.heartlandnatural.com /naturalhealth/barleysupreme/index.htm   (2025 words)

  
 Barley
Barley is full of vitamins and is a good source of fiber, complex carbohydrates and protein.
Barley is low in fat and has no cholesterol.
While barley has a more distinctive flavor than rice, it, like rice, is a delicious base for soups, stews, salads, curries, casseroles and desserts.
www.grandtimes.com /barley.html   (518 words)

  
 Barley Foods
Barley flakes, barley grits, pearl barley, barley flour and barley meal must have a total dietary fiber content of at least 8% dwb and a beta-glucan soluble fiber content of at least 4% dwb.
Barley bran and sieved barley meal must have a total dietary fiber content of at least 15% dwb and a beta-glucan soluble fiber content of at least 5.5% dwb.
Processed barley products such as flour, flakes or pearl barley, retain at least 50% of their original fiber content even after the bran or outer layer of the barley kernel is removed.
www.idahobarley.org /barleyfoods.htm   (1509 words)

  
 TYPEbase 4 Blood Type Diet Value: BARLEY
Most of the barley grown in the Western world is used either for animal fodder or, when malted, to make beer and whiskey.
Barley grits are hulled barley grains that have been cracked into medium-coarse pieces.
Barley flour or barley meal is ground from pearl barley and must be combined with a gluten-containing flour for use in yeast breads.
www.dadamo.com /typebase4/depictor5.pl?46   (271 words)

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