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

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