Our durum wheat varieties' key

The selection of the varieties to grow is the first step of Mancini company and represents one of the cornerstones for the obtaining of a good raw material.
The selection criterions of the varieties essentially base on two criterions: the quality profile and the production potential.
Quality is their first priority, hence the varieties must have good/excellent quality indexes (protein content, absence of loss of vitreous aspect, standard mass per storage volume, gluten index, yellow index).
However, the production yield must always be considered, in order to permit the cultivation the economic sustainability.

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FIELDS: 2, 3, 6, 10, 14, 17, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25

Levante has been the first variety launched by the company, medium-late cycle, provides semolina with excellent quality characteristics and has a high yellow index.



FIELDS: 1, 5, 7, 9, 12, 18, 26, 27

Maestà variety is newly launched, medium-sized, it is chosen for the excellent quality of its grain (both for its protein content and for the excellent resistance to loss of vitreous aspect).



FIELDS: 4, 8, 11, 13, 15, 16, 20, 24

The variety is dedicated to Nazareno Strampelli, the famous agronomist and geneticist from the Marche region, born 150 years ago, who dedicated his life to wheat breeding.
It is a medium cycle variety, flourishing, suitable for clay soils, it produces grain with great standard mass per storage volume and high protein content, compared to an elastic gluten.




Turanici are a variety similar to durum wheat, originating from Khorasan province. Their wheat has large ears, long dark awns and big caryopsis. Two lines selected by Prometeo are used (Turanico 17 and Turanico 38). They have a low  and easily digestible gluten content. A high quality of pasta is obtained from this wheat, chefs really appreciate it.