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Wild rice (Ojibwe: Manoomin, Sanskrit: 'नीवार', IAST:; also called Canada rice, Indian rice, and water oats) are four species of grasses forming the genus Zizania, and the grain that can be harvested from them. [1]

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A. S. Hitchcock

Albert Spear Hitchcock (September 4, 1865 – December 16, 1935) was an American botanist and agrostologist.

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Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Amino acid

Amino acids are organic compounds containing amine (-NH2) and carboxyl (-COOH) functional groups, along with a side chain (R group) specific to each amino acid.

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The Anatinae are a subfamily of the family Anatidae (swans, geese and ducks).

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Annual plant

An annual plant is a plant that completes its life cycle, from germination to the production of seeds, within one year, and then dies.

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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

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August Grisebach

August Heinrich Rudolf Grisebach was a German botanist and phytogeographer.

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Boreal forest of Canada

The Taiga Biome extends in a broad band across North America, Europe, and Asia.

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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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A canoe is a lightweight narrow vessel, typically pointed at both ends and open on top, propelled by one or more seated or kneeling paddlers facing the direction of travel using a single-bladed paddle.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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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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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Dietary fiber

Dietary fiber or roughage is the indigestible portion of food derived from plants.

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East Asia

East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.

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Ergot (pron.) or ergot fungi refers to a group of fungi of the genus Claviceps.

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In biology, extinction is the termination of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon), normally a species.

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Fat is one of the three main macronutrients, along with carbohydrate and protein.

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Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.

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Fritillaria camschatcensis

Fritillaria camschatcensis is a species of fritillary native to northeastern Asia and northwestern North America, including northern Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Alaska, northern Japan, and the Russian Far East (Amur, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Magadan, Primorye, Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands).

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Germination is the process by which an organism grows from a seed or similar structure.

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Gluten (from Latin gluten, "glue") is a composite of storage proteins termed prolamins and glutelins and stored together with starch in the endosperm (which nourishes the embryonic plant during germination) of various cereal (grass) grains.

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Great Lakes

The Great Lakes (les Grands-Lacs), also called the Laurentian Great Lakes and the Great Lakes of North America, are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River.

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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.

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Harvesting is the process of gathering a ripe crop from the fields.

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Hungary (Magyarország) is a country in Central Europe that covers an area of in the Carpathian Basin, bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west.

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Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration

The International Alphabet of Sanskrit Transliteration (I.A.S.T.) is a transliteration scheme that allows the lossless romanization of Indic scripts as employed by Sanskrit and related Indic languages.

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Invasive species

An invasive species is a species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species), and that has a tendency to spread to a degree believed to cause damage to the environment, human economy or human health.

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A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake.

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Lists of United States state symbols

The following are lists of U.S. state, district, and territorial symbols as recognized by the state legislatures or tradition.

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Lysine (symbol Lys or K) is an α-amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins.

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Mahnomen, Minnesota

Mahnomen is a city in Mahnomen County, Minnesota, United States, along the Wild Rice River.

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Manchuria is a name first used in the 17th century by Chinese people to refer to a large geographic region in Northeast Asia.

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Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.

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The Menominee (also spelled Menomini, derived from the Ojibwe language word for "Wild Rice People;" known as Mamaceqtaw, "the people," in the Menominee language) are a federally recognized nation of Native Americans, with a reservation in Wisconsin.

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Menomonie, Wisconsin

Menomonie is a city in and the county seat of Dunn County in the western part of the U.S. state of Wisconsin.

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Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

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Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Nikolai Turczaninow

Nikolai Stepánovich Turczanínow (1796 in Nikitovka, now in Krasnogvardeysky District, Belgorod Oblast, Russia – 1863 in Kharkov) was a Russian botanist who first identified several genera, and many species of plants.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Northern Ontario

Northern Ontario is a primary geographic and administrative region of the Canadian province of Ontario; the other primary region being Southern Ontario.

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The Ojibwe, Ojibwa, or Chippewa are an Anishinaabeg group of Indigenous Peoples in North America, which is referred to by many of its Indigenous peoples as Turtle Island.

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Ojibwe language

Ojibwe, also known as Ojibwa, Ojibway, Chippewa, or Otchipwe,R.

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Ornamental plant

Ornamental plants are plants that are grown for decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projects, as houseplants, for cut flowers and specimen display.

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Oryza nivara

Oryza nivara is a wild progenitor of the cultivated rice Oryza sativa.

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Oryza rufipogon

Oryza rufipogon, known as brownbeard rice, wild rice, and red rice, is a member of the genus Oryza.

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Oryza sativa

Oryza sativa, commonly known as Asian rice, is the plant species most commonly referred to in English as rice.

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Oryzeae is a tribe of flowering plants in the true grass family, Poaceae.

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Otto Stapf

Otto Stapf FRS (23 April 1857 in Perneck near Bad Ischl – 3 August 1933 in Innsbruck) was an Austrian born botanist and taxonomist, the son of Joseph Stapf, who worked in the Hallstatt salt-mines.

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Paddy field

A paddy field is a flooded parcel of arable land used for growing semiaquatic rice.

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Perennial plant

A perennial plant or simply perennial is a plant that lives more than two years.

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Plant propagation

Plant propagation is the process of creating new plants from a variety of sources: seeds, cuttings and other plant parts.

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Poaceae or Gramineae is a large and nearly ubiquitous family of monocotyledonous flowering plants known as grasses, commonly referred to collectively as grass.

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Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.

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Porteresia coarctata is a species of grass in the Poaceae family, native to India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Myanmar.

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Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

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Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).

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Saint Lawrence River

The Saint Lawrence River (Fleuve Saint-Laurent; Tuscarora: Kahnawáʼkye; Mohawk: Kaniatarowanenneh, meaning "big waterway") is a large river in the middle latitudes of North America.

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San Marcos River

The San Marcos River rises from the San Marcos Springs, the location of Aquarena Springs, in San Marcos, Texas.

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Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.

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Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.

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Smut (fungus)

The smuts are multicellular fungi characterized by their large numbers of teliospores.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel.

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Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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Threshing is the process of loosening the edible part of grain (or other crop) from the husks and straw to which it is attached.

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Tribe (biology)

In biology, a tribe is a taxonomic rank above genus, but below family and subfamily.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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USS Zizania (1888)

USS Zizania was a patrol craft tender that served in the United States Navy from 1917 to 1919 and again as USS Adario from 1943 to 1946.

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Ustilago esculenta

Ustilago esculenta is a species of fungus in the Ustilaginaceae, a family of smut fungi.

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Vegetables are parts of plants that are consumed by humans as food as part of a meal.

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Whole grain

A whole grain is a grain of any cereal and pseudocereal that contains the endosperm, germ, and bran, in contrast to refined grains, which retain only the endosperm.

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Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

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Zizania latifolia

Zizania latifolia, known as Manchurian wild rice, is the only member of the wild rice genus Zizania native to Asia.

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Zizania texana

Zizania texana is a rare species of grass known by the common name Texas wild rice.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wild_rice

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