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

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