bot chap 12 & 13

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bot chap 12 & 13
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2011-11-14 23:32:18
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  1. poaceae
    grass family
  2. poaceae ___ genera and ____ species of grasses
    600, 8,500
  3. characteristics of poaceae
    • herbacous monocots
    • stems often hollow
    • horizontal stems
    • fibrous roots often w/ prop roots
  4. grain
    fruit in poaceae
  5. chaff
    bract surrounding the grain
  6. bran
    outer wall of seed coat + fruit coat
  7. germ
    the embryo to sheath, oils, vitamins, protein
  8. whole grain
    chaff is the only thing removed
  9. genus for wheat
    triticum
  10. wheat is high in ____
    nutrition, protien
  11. wheat is concentraded in _____
    bran and germ
  12. teosinte
    ancestor of modern corn
  13. oryza sativa
    rice
  14. fabaceae
    legumes
  15. characteristics of fabaceae
    • 5 petals, 5 sepals
    • bilateral symetry
    • fruit is a pod
    • seeds w/ 2 large cotyledons
    • many w/ root nodules
  16. parts of legume flower
    • banner
    • 2 wings
    • keel
  17. lucaena
    • fastest growing woody plant
    • renewable energy source
    • restore soil fertility

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