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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Cereal grass widely cultivated for its grain: rye.

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  • FIGURE 1.1 Triticale is created by crossbreeding wheat (genus Triticum) and rye (genus Secale).
  • Secale cereale (rye), in order to generate triticale, without in any way depleting my natural potential for variability.
  • Its common name had been coined from Triticum and Secale, the scientific names for the respective genera of wheat and rye.
  • Wheat (Triticum) and rye (Secale) were crossed and the combined set of chromosomes doubled to produce reproductive stability. for more
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