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Rice requires a lot of
Filament and anther
All cereals are
This cereal is high in lysine and germinates at low temperatures
Rice with bran is called
Example of a non-cereal grain
Stigma, style and ovary
Bracts, once removed
Corn: genus species
Wheat: genus
A type of inflorescence
Interior layer rich in protein
Rice: genus species
Germ is also called
Rye: genus species
Period during which they evolved
Location of high sugarcane production
T. monococcum (2n)
Used in Africa as flour or porridge
This process removes the chaff
First domesticated grass
This aquatic fern has an endosymbiotic N-fixing cyanobacterium
T. durum (4n)
Multiple florets make a
T. turgidum (4n)
Process which produces gametes
White bread is low in
Sorghum is used to make
Sporophyte meiotic product
This structure runs vertically and is hollow
An underground stem
Bran = aleurone +
Sugarcane: genus
A modified sepal
Most barley is used as
Crushed stems are composed of 12-15% sugar
Fruit wall fused to seed coat
Not all grains are
Long grain rice type
Polyploid wheats have more of this
Sorghum is native to
Barley: genus species
Triticale is a cross between
Rice was originally cultivated in
Arrangement pattern of leaves in grasses
Removed to make flour last longer
Durum is used to make
Wheat hybridization partner
Outer bract
Elongation occurs at the (blank) of grasses
Short grain rice type
New plants are formed at
In 15th C, rice was taken to Africa and Brazil by the
Diploid wheat
This crop accounts for 21% of human caloric intake
'The Staff of Life'
Family name of grasses
Newly germinated vulgare seeds produce
The result of corn hybridization in the Great Plains
T. aestivum (6n)
T. spelta (6n)
Sorghum is this kind of plant
Due to waxy cuticle, Sorghum is very
Top 3 consumption crops (list)
Most rice is grown by this method
Sorghum genus species
Oats: genus species
Tetraploid wheat
Grain fruit
A grass flower is known as an
In wheat, rye and barley, 2 proteins combine to form

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