Lecture Jan 22 - Exam-Thursday Jan 24th Format first...

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Exam—Thursday Jan 24 th Format first page—fill in the blank (2pts partial credit available) second page—matching (1pt) third page—multiple choice (2pts) fourth page—short answers (explain a process, compare and contrast, etc.) Use pen Grains Seventy percent of US farmland is devoted to grain crops for human and livestock. A grain is a fruit in which the seed coat is fused to the fruit wall or the pericarp (single seed). Cereal is an edible grain from the grass family (poaceae). Not all grain is a cereal. For example, buckwheat and amaranth are not of the cereal family. Buckwheat and amaranth can be made into breakfast cereals. Grain structures The bran is the fused pericarp and seed coat The germ is the embryo. It is high in protein and oil. Wheat germ will go rancid because of its high oil content. We eat mostly the endosperm or stored food. White flour and white rice o Bran and germ are removed. All that is left is the endosperm, a very starchy food. o
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Lecture Jan 22 - Exam-Thursday Jan 24th Format first...

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