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Rhizomes permit the formation of what?
Which two grains were hybridized to form triticale
This non-cereal grain belongs to the Polygonaceae family
What percent of sugarcane is sugar?
What is the third crop in terms of caloric intake?
Lack of what vitamin causes beriberi?
When did grasses evolve?
What is the grass family?
Who brought rice to Europe?
What was the consequence of flour made before milling?
Monocots have leaves/flowers in multiple of?
The embryo with the sheath
What is the scientific name for barley
What transfers starch to the embryo?
How many chromosomes (n) does Emmer wheat have?
The bracts form what part of the grain?
What makes brown rice brown?
The aleurone layer and pericarp form what?
What is the name of the fruit of a grass?
The partial germination and drying of barley seeds is called what?
Why is sorghum grown?
Which wheat is the 'staff of life'
What is the name for the stem scraps of sugar cane?
What provides the energy for seed germination
Indica type rice is also known as
Where is sugar cane native to?
What kind of root system do grasses have?
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Vertical stem
What are the parts of a grass leaf
Which two wheats are relevant for human consumption today
Which wheat is grown in areas of low rainfall?
Glumes surround what?
What makes up white flour
What are the 3 methods of cultivating rice?
What is the common name for secale cereale
WHat type of wheat has toughened glumes and brittle rachis?
What two things is bran rich in?
Where does an awn grow from?
Where does the leaf attach to the stem?
Horizontal stem above the ground
Instead of petals, grass flowers have...
Why is durum wheat good for pasta?
What is the name for the ancestor of maize?
What makes up the floret?
What is the life cycle of most cereals?
What 3 things does milling produce?
What is the name of the process used to ensure uniformity of hybridization of seed corn?
By what process were non-shattering grains introduced into wheat
What provides fixed nitrogen for rice?
What is the name for the product of controlled anaerobic fermentation of undried grasses
Until when was barley the predominant grain in Europe
What two proteins make up gluten
What process makes C3 plants unsuitable for high temperature regions
Where is sorghum popular?

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