Anguina tritici (ear-cockle nematode, seed-gall nematode, seed and leaf gall nematode, wheat gall nematode, wheat seed gall nematode, wheat seed-gall nematode, wheat seed and leaf gall nematode) is a plant pathogenic nematode.
A cereal is any edible components of the grain (botanically, a type of fruit called a caryopsis) of cultivated grass, composed of the endosperm, germ, and bran.
A corncob, also called cob of corn, is the central core of an ear of maize (Zea mays ssp. mays).
Crop rotation is the practice of growing a series of dissimilar or different types of crops in the same area in sequenced seasons.
A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms).
In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.
A grain is a small, hard, dry seed, with or without an attached hull or fruit layer, harvested for human or animal consumption.
A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.
Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.
A stem is one of two main structural axes of a vascular plant, the other being the root.
A raceme is an unbranched, indeterminate type of inflorescence bearing pedicellate flowers (flowers having short floral stalks called pedicels) along its axis.
Ripening is a process in fruits that causes them to become more palatable.
A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering.
Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.
The wheatears are passerine birds of the genus Oenanthe.