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Plant Science-Grain and Germination Flashcards

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What are the 3 categories of field crops?

What are the 3 categories of field crops?
Grain crops, Oil Seed crops and Specialty crops
Grain crops, Oil Seed crops and Specialty crops
Today, how man people does the US farmer feed?
155
155
What is step 1 in how plants reproduce?
male plants release polled, which fertilize ovaries
male plants release polled, which fertilize ovaries
What has one seed leaf inside the seed coat?
Monocot
Monocot
This production accounts for about 35% of the refined sugar in the US?
Sugar Beets
Sugar Beets
What is important in food absorption?
Cotyledon
Cotyledon
This comes from grasses such as wheat, millet, rice, barley, oats, rye, triticale, sorghum and corn?
Cereal grains
Cereal grains
What is known as the largest group of plants on Earth?
Angiosperm
Angiosperm
What is the primary fiber crop raised in the US?
Cotton
Cotton
This comes from the Greek word meaning "naked seeds"?
Gymnosperm
Gymnosperm
What are the 2 categories that Grain can be put into?
Cereals and Legumes
Cereals and Legumes
This crop food wise is used as cooking oil, bread, breakfast cereal, sweetener; Feed wise is for livestock, fish, poultry and pets
Corn
Corn
This fruit or seed of plants is used for food?
Legume
Legume
What is step 5 in plant reproduction?
Shoots appear and begin to grow leaves to harvest energy from the sun
Shoots appear and begin to grow leaves to harvest energy from the sun
This grain crop is used in bread, pasta, breakfast cereals; in feed for livestock and poultry?
Wheat
Wheat
What is the primary oil seed crop?
Sunflowers
Sunflowers
In 1960, a farmer fed how many people?
26
26
Tobacco is considered what type of grown crop?
Stimulant crops
Stimulant crops
What feeds the new plant that is not inside the seed leaf?
Endosperm
Endosperm
Tobacco production is considered to be this type of crop because of how it is sold?
Cash crop
Cash crop
This grain crop in food is used in bread and in feed is for livestock
Rye
Rye
This grain crop is used for livestock and poultry?
Grain Sorghum
Grain Sorghum
This is a plant that has flowers and produces seeds enclosed within a carpel?
Angiosperm
Angiosperm
This is the process of seeds developing into new plants?
Germination
Germination
What is grown for the production of oil from their seeds?
Oil seed crops
Oil seed crops
This plant has seeds unprotected by an ovary or fruit?
Gymnosperm
Gymnosperm
What is step 4 in plant reproduction?
Shoots or growth above ground will appear
Shoots or growth above ground will appear
What are the 3 influencing factors?
Water, Seed and Temperature
Water, Seed and Temperature
This grain crop in food is used in malting and in feed is for livestock?
Barley
Barley
What is the outer protective coat of a seed?
Seed coat
Seed coat
These crops are utilized as roughage for livestock feed?
Forage Crops
Forage Crops
What is step 3 in how plants reproduce?
Seed grows a root to success water underground
Seed grows a root to success water underground
This has 2 seed leaves inside the seed coat?
Dicot
Dicot
What are the 3 major grain crops grown in the US?
Wheat, Corn and Rice
Wheat, Corn and Rice
What is step 2 in the reproduction process of plants?
seed has a new location and covered with dirt it can germinate
seed has a new location and covered with dirt it can germinate
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