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

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