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Crops in Agriculture. Corrin Breeding Plant and Soil Computers in Agriculture. Topic Slide. Alfalfa Beans Spinach Squash Turnip Green Radish Cauliflower Broccoli Onion Collard Greens. Sugar Cane Maize Wheat Rice Potatoes Sugar Beet Soybean Oil Plam Fruit Barley Tomato.

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crops in agriculture

Crops in Agriculture

Corrin Breeding

Plant and Soil

Computers in Agriculture

topic slide
Topic Slide
  • Alfalfa
  • Beans
  • Spinach
  • Squash
  • Turnip Green
  • Radish
  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli
  • Onion
  • Collard Greens
  • Sugar Cane
  • Maize
  • Wheat
  • Rice
  • Potatoes
  • Sugar Beet
  • Soybean
  • Oil Plam Fruit
  • Barley
  • Tomato
sugar cane
Sugar Cane
  • Sugarcane or Sugar cane (Saccharum) is a genus of 6 to 37 species of tall grasses. They have stout, jointed, fibrous stalks that are rich in sugar and measure 2 to 6 meters tall.
  • Maize (Zea mays also known as corn) is a cereal grain that was domesticated in Mesoamerica and then spread throughout the American continents.
  • Wheat (Triticum spp.) is a grass that is cultivated worldwide. Globally, it is the most important human food grain and ranks second in total production as a cereal crop behind maize.
  • Rice is two species in the Poaceae ("true grass") family, Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima. These plants are native to tropical and subtropical southern and southeastern Asia and in Africa. Rice provides more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans in their global diets
  • The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family, commonly grown for its starchy tuber. Potatoes are the world's most widely grown tuber crop, and the fourth largest food crop in terms of fresh produce
sugar beet
Sugar Beet
  • Sugar beet (Beta vulgaris L.), a member of the Chenopodiaceae family, is a plant whose root contains a high concentration of sucrose. It is grown commercially for sugar.
  • The soybean (U.S.) or soya bean (UK) (Glycine max) is a species of legume native to Eastern Asia. It is an annual plant that may vary in growth, habit, and height.
oil palm fruit
Oil Palm Fruit
  • The oil palms (Elaeis) comprise two species of the Arecaceae, or palm family. They are used in commercial agriculture in the production of palm oil.
  • Barley (Hordeum vulgare) is a cereal grain, which serves as a major animal feed crop, with smaller amounts used for malting and in health food.
  • The tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family, native to Central, South, and southern North America from Mexico to Peru.
  • Alfalfa (Medicago sativa), also known as Lucerne, Purple Medic and Trefoil (Arabic), is a perennial flowering plant cultivated as an important forage crop.

Alfalfa is one of the most important legumes used in agriculture. The US is the largest alfalfa producer in the world, but alfalfa is important in Europe, Australia, South America, South Africa, China and the Middle East.

  • Bean is a common name for large plant seeds of several genera of Fabaceae (formerly Leguminosae) used for food or feed. Due to the fact that there are so many cultivars of beans, they can be found all over the world.
  • Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae, native to central and southwestern Asia.
  • Squashes are four species native to North America of the genus Cucurbita, also called pumpkins and marrows depending on variety or the nationality of the speaker.
turnip green
Turnip Green
  • The turnip (Brassica rapa var. rapa) is a root vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, bulbous taproot.
  • The radish (Raphanus sativus) is an edible root vegetable of the Brassicaceae family that is domesticated and consumed throughout the world.
  • Cauliflower is a variety (Botrytis Group) of Brassica oleracea in the family Brassicaceae (the same species as broccoli, which it strongly resembles). It is mainly grown in California.
  • Broccoli is a plant of the Cabbage family, Brassicaceae (formerly Cruciferae) It in grown in the United States.
  • Many plants in the genus Allium are known by the common name onion. It is grown all around the world.
collard greens
Collard Greens
  • Collards, also called collard greens or borekale (Brassica oleracea Acephala Group), are various loose-leafed cultivars of the cabbage plant. The plant is grown for its large, dark-colored, edible leaves and as a garden ornamental, mainly in Brazil, Portugal, the Southern United States, many parts of Africa, Montenegro, Spain and in Kashmir as well.