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

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