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Food: An Ecosystem Perspective Biology 101 Laboratory Biology and Society Laboratory Exercise 10
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Objectives When you have completed this lab, you will be able to: Identify a wide range of plant foods that are eaten worldwide Understand the geographic origin of major food species Understand the biodiversity available in our crop plants
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What food plant did you bring in? Where does it come from? Where is it grown now? Any interesting uses besides food? HW Review:
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The Plants We Eat potatoes cassava sweet potato yam soybeans peanuts, groundnuts beans peas grasses tubers legumes rice wheat corn, maize barley oats rye millet sorghum
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Geographic Origin Food species have been spread by humans for thousands of years Often crops that are minor in their native range become major crops in different locations
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Common processed foods labels: What species are on the ingredients list? Online, find natural origin of each
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course BIOL 101 taught by Professor Wong during the Fall '09 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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