Small Grains

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Small Grains
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2013-04-09 12:44:14
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Weekly lab quiz over small grains
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  1. What is the scientific name of barley?
    Hordeum vulgare
  2. What is the most ancient cultivated grain crop?
    Barley
  3. What is one of the most widely adapted grain crops?
    Barley
  4. In the U.S. what is barley grown for?
    livestock feed and making malt
  5. Where is malt making barley produced?
    in colder climates - from north dakota to the pacific coast
  6. What is 85% of malt produced for?
    Beer
  7. What is 10% of malt used for?
    Alcohol and whiskey
  8. What percentage of malt made is used for malt syrups?
    5%`
  9. Where is winter barley grown?
    Southern US
  10. How much rainfall is required for winter barley?
    25-30"
  11. Winter barley is more hardy than?
    Oats
  12. What small grain establishes and provides forage more quickly than oats and wheat?
    Barley
  13. What is the inflorescence of Barley?
    Spike
  14. Barley is a what season grass?
    Cool season, annual grass
  15. What is the mature height of barley?
    2-5 ft
  16. What is the major crop of the world?
    Oats
  17. What is the fourth most important crop in the US based on acres planted?
    Oats
  18. In the Northern US what are Oats grown for?
    seed production and livestock feeed
  19. In the southern US what are Oats grown for?
    grazing or hay production
  20. What is the scientific name of common oats?
    Avena sativa
  21. Common oats prefer what type of soil?
    Loamy soils
  22. What small grain is less sensitive to acidic soils than barley?
    Common Oats
  23. What small grain is less winter hardy than other cool season small grains?
    Common Oats
  24. What is the mature height of common oats?
    2-5 ft
  25. What is the inflorescence of common oats?
    Panicle
  26. What season is common oats?
    Cool season annual grass
  27. What is the scientific name of wheat?
    Tricticum
  28. What is the most extensively cultivated of all cereal crops?
    Wheat
  29. What ranks second to corn in terms of acres planted?
    Wheat
  30. Where is the wheat belt located?
    Great plains
  31. What season is wheat?
    cool season, annual grass
  32. What is the mature height of wheat?
    2-5ft
  33. What is the inflorescence type of wheat?
    Spike
  34. What type of soil does wheat prefer?
    Clay loam or silt
  35. What is the annual percipitation needed for wheat?
    25-30"
  36. How much wheat is harvested annually in Texas?
    2-5 million acres
  37. Wheat ranks what in Texas in terms of acres harvested?
    3rd
  38. What is the scientific name of rye?
    Secale cereale
  39. What is the major bread grain in the world?
    Rye
  40. What is the most cold tolerant of all small grains?
    Rye
  41. What type of small grain can be produced on infertile, sandy, or acidic soils?
    Rye
  42. What is Tricticale?
    Cross between wheat and rye
  43. When was Tricticale developed?
    In the 1960's
  44. Why was Tricticale developed?
    To have the good characteristics of both wheat and rye including; cold hardiness and adaptation of soil conditions from rye and the baking qualities of wheat
  45. Has Tricticale been successful?
    No

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