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Agro 105 Lab
Weekly lab quiz over small grains
What is the scientific name of barley?
What is the most ancient cultivated grain crop?
What is one of the most widely adapted grain crops?
In the U.S. what is barley grown for?
livestock feed and making malt
Where is malt making barley produced?
in colder climates - from north dakota to the pacific coast
What is 85% of malt produced for?
What is 10% of malt used for?
Alcohol and whiskey
What percentage of malt made is used for malt syrups?
Where is winter barley grown?
How much rainfall is required for winter barley?
Winter barley is more hardy than?
What small grain establishes and provides forage more quickly than oats and wheat?
What is the inflorescence of Barley?
Barley is a what season grass?
Cool season, annual grass
What is the mature height of barley?
What is the major crop of the world?
What is the fourth most important crop in the US based on acres planted?
In the Northern US what are Oats grown for?
seed production and livestock feeed
In the southern US what are Oats grown for?
grazing or hay production
What is the scientific name of common oats?
Common oats prefer what type of soil?
What small grain is less sensitive to acidic soils than barley?
What small grain is less winter hardy than other cool season small grains?
What is the mature height of common oats?
What is the inflorescence of common oats?
What season is common oats?
Cool season annual grass
What is the scientific name of wheat?
What is the most extensively cultivated of all cereal crops?
What ranks second to corn in terms of acres planted?
Where is the wheat belt located?
What season is wheat?
cool season, annual grass
What is the mature height of wheat?
What is the inflorescence type of wheat?
What type of soil does wheat prefer?
Clay loam or silt
What is the annual percipitation needed for wheat?
How much wheat is harvested annually in Texas?
2-5 million acres
Wheat ranks what in Texas in terms of acres harvested?
What is the scientific name of rye?
What is the major bread grain in the world?
What is the most cold tolerant of all small grains?
What type of small grain can be produced on infertile, sandy, or acidic soils?
What is Tricticale?
Cross between wheat and rye
When was Tricticale developed?
In the 1960's
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
Has Tricticale been successful?