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

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