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cereal

1. any grass that produces an edible grain, such as oat, rye, wheat, rice, maize, sorghum, and millet
2. the grain produced by such a plant
3. of or relating to any of these plants or their products

cereal

[′sir·ē·əl]
(botany)
Any member of the grass family (Graminae) which produces edible, starchy grains usable as food by humans and livestock. Also known as grain.
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The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global grain and cereal crop protection chemicals market for 2016-2020.
Quinoa, a nutritious cereal crop for millions of people throughout the Andes, could also play an important role in eradicating hunger, malnutrition and poverty in the Middle East and North Africa region.
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The traditional ballad of John Barleycorn, which personifies a cereal crop and inspired the name of the flour, is reproduced on the side of the pack.
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This book underscores the substantial progress that has been made in rice biotechnology since rice was selected as a model cereal crop for molecular genetic research, and provides an overview of major advances in rice improvement.
Yes, this is a relative of the very same annual buckwheat whose seeds are made into flour used in pancake mixes, although none of the buckwheats could be mistaken for wheat, oats, corn or any other cereal crop.
Third, we can pray and work so that political leaders throughout the world will see the need for responsible leadership in seeing that two grains of a cereal crop will grow where one grew before, and that the benefits of growth will trickle down to those who most need them.
The governorates of Beja and Bizerte are at the top of the cereal crop, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries.
The governorates of Beja and Bizerte are on top as regards the cereal crop, according to an Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries Ministry press release Tuesday.
He mentioned issues like securing natural water resources and its efficient consumption, technical capacity building of the farmers, improvement of cereal crop production and its utilization around the world.
Farmers are now able to request a derogation to establish the cereal crop by the end of May, two weeks later than the previous establishment date of May 15, which will allow them to better manage their pasture before closing off their arable fields.