AGRY 285 Week 12

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AGRY 285 Week 12
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2013-04-07 15:04:44
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Asia cereals & other crops
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  1. Rice Origins
    • From China/india
    • Japonica- temperate climate, round & sticky
    • Indica- hot & tropical, long & don't stick
    • African- drought tolerant & tough but poor quality
    • NERICA- combine the two
  2. Rice Production
    • Grown with Azolla to control weeds & fixes N
    • China, India, Indonesia
    • Usually de-hulled & pearled
  3. Pigeon Pea
    • From S. Asia
    • Drought tolerant legume crop
    • Perennial
    • working on mechanizaiton
    • high in protien & amino acids
    • India, Myanmar, Malawi
  4. Taro
    • From Asia
    • editable crom
    • elephant ear, daheen, yautia, arrowroot, cocoyam
    • Flooded/non-flooded varieties
    • have to cook b/c Ca Oxalate
  5. Soybeans
    • From Asia
    • 20% oil, 40% protien
    • must be cooked trypsin inhibitors
    • USA, Brazil, Agentina
  6. Sesame
    • From Asia
    • Oil crop for confection
    • India, Myanmar, China
  7. Sugar Cane
    • From Southeast Asia
    • vegetatively propagated
    • varying ploidy
    • Brazil, India, China

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