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Ear (botany)

Index Ear (botany)

An ear is the grain-bearing tip part of the stem of a cereal plant, such as wheat or maize. [1]

15 relations: Anguina tritici, Cereal, Corncob, Crop rotation, Flower, Fruit, Grain, Leaf, Maize, Plant stem, Raceme, Ripening, Seed, Wheat, Wheatear.

Anguina tritici

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.

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Cereal

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.

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Corncob

A corncob, also called cob of corn, is the central core of an ear of maize (Zea mays ssp. mays).

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Crop rotation

Crop rotation is the practice of growing a series of dissimilar or different types of crops in the same area in sequenced seasons.

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Flower

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).

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Fruit

In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.

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Grain

A grain is a small, hard, dry seed, with or without an attached hull or fruit layer, harvested for human or animal consumption.

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Leaf

A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.

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Maize

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.

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Plant stem

A stem is one of two main structural axes of a vascular plant, the other being the root.

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Raceme

A raceme is an unbranched, indeterminate type of inflorescence bearing pedicellate flowers (flowers having short floral stalks called pedicels) along its axis.

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Ripening

Ripening is a process in fruits that causes them to become more palatable.

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Seed

A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering.

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Wheat

Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.

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Wheatear

The wheatears are passerine birds of the genus Oenanthe.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear_(botany)

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