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What is the difference between cereals and pulses?

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Asked by Poorvi Bhat, 23 Jan '08 01:58 pm
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Cereal crops or grains are mostly grasses cultivated for their edible grains or a fruit seeds. Cereal grains provide more energy worldwide than any other type of crop and are therefore staple crops. They are also a rich source of carbohydrate.

On the other hand, pulses are defined as annual leguminous crops yielding from one to twelve grains or seeds of variable size, shape and color within a pod, by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO). They have high protein and essential amino acid content.
Source:Wikipedia
Answered by Zeus, 23 Jan '08 02:03 pm

 
  
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