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

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