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Family: Polygonaceae

Latin name: Fagopyrum esculentum

Family: Polygonaceae


Agronomic characteristics

Buckwheat must be sown in early summer to ensure good vegetative growth, and is sometimes cultivated to produce a second harvest (in such cases, sown behind barley or a winter pea). It can bolt quite easily and become a weed in the next crop (it is a knotweed). On the other hand, its very early flowering can be an asset for feeding pollinating insects.

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Specificity variety Lidea