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Lecture #7 - October 28 (Commodities III) Other Grain Cereals • Barley, sorghum, millet, rye, oats, triticale fonio, teff Pseudocereals • Buckwheat, quinoa, amaranth, kaniwa 3. Pulses, Roots, Tubers & Oilseeds Pulse Crops • Definition: Annual leguminous crop yielding from one (1) to twelve (12) seeds of variable size, shape, and color within a pod (peas, beans, lentils, chickpeas, fava beans...) • Restrictive definition: o *Crops harvested solely for dry seed o Excludes: green beans & green peas (vegetable crops), oil extraction (oilseeds - soyseeds, peanuts, canola), sowing crops (clovers, alfalfa) Root Crops • Plant roots used as vegetables (carrot, beets, radish & horseradish, turnips & rutabagas) Basic Facts - Oil Seeds • Lipid materials derived from plants (liquid at room temperature) o Uses: shortening, texture, flavor & flavor base, animal feed & pet food, industrial uses (soap, candles, cosmetics, fuel, etc.) Basic Facts - Soybeans • Today used mostly: cattle feed, industrial uses Nearly all soybeans processed for: • Oil o Cooking & other edible uses o Biodiseal or industrial uses • Soybean Meal o High protein fibre ~ animal feed (needs to be roasted and/or processed) • 2% of soybean meal further processed into soy flours and proteins for human food use • ~ 6% soybeans used directly as human food (mostlyAsia) Canola Vegetable VS Fruit • Vegetable o Edible plant or part of a plant o Other than sweet fruit or seed
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