Grasses question

Bohmfalk, John jbohmfalk at hastings.edu
Mon Dec 4 11:57:54 EST 2000


Two different botany texts state that "Nine of the ten most =
economically
important plants are grasses.", but neither text identifies all nine of
them.  They do identify wheat, rice, corn, barley, millet, oats and =
rye.
What are the other two?  Also, which non-grass is in the top ten?  Is =
it
potato?

Thanks.

John

Dr. John Bohmfalk
Biology Department
Hastings College
Hastings, NE
jbohmfalk at hastings.edu
(402) 461-7470

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