caryopsis


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caryopsis

an ACHENE in which the ovary wall and see coat are united. It is the characteristic fruit of grasses, a grain.
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Associations between caryopsis dormancy, a- amylase activity, and pre-harvest sprouting in barley.
Caryopsis morphology of the Chloridoideae (Gramineae) and its systematic implications.
The seed of grasses such as wheat and corn is actually a caryopsis, another type of fruit, that has the ovary wall (pericarp) attached to the seed.
An ultrastructural description of the leaf blade, ligule, auricles, spikelet and caryopsis, with an emphasis on structures of taxonomic value.
aegilopoides 1 abaxial tooth Growth Flowering Species Caryopsis habit and maturity Genus Aegilops Ae.
15 guidance document defines whole grains as "cereal grains that consist of the intact, ground, cracked of flaked caryopsis, whose principal anatomical components--the starchy endosperm, germ and bran--are present in the same relative proportions as they exist in the intact caryopsis.
Total fecal output was not measured, but we calculated fecal output and then bur, caryopsis and legume seed passage using the following equations:
The eleven chapters published carry titles: Overview and prospects of rice production; Rice plant growth and development; Genetics and breeding; Rice culture; Rice diseases; Insect pests of rice; Insect pests of stored rice; Weed management; Harvest, drying and storage of rough rice; Milling; and Properties of the rice caryopsis.
Higher proteins and starch deposition in each caryopsis is dependent on the number and size of endospermic cells mainly affected by the pace and length of caryopsis formation.
Drained the caryopsis were immersed in a solution of commercial bleach diluted to twice for 20 minutes under a laminar flow hood, with vigorous stirring, followed by five successive rinses in sterile distilled water.
a structural approach to maize caryopsis development in vivo and in vitro.
Currently, its primary market is birdfeed, but the dehulled caryopsis has potential for human consumption (Abdel-Aal et al.