food grain

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: grain - foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grassesfood grain - foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
food product, foodstuff - a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
edible corn, corn - ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food
grist - grain intended to be or that has been ground
groats - the hulled and crushed grain of various cereals
millet - small seed of any of various annual cereal grasses especially Setaria italica
barley, barleycorn - a grain of barley
buckwheat - grain ground into flour
wheat, wheat berry - grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour
oat - seed of the annual grass Avena sativa (spoken of primarily in the plural as `oats')
rice - grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished
Indian rice, wild rice - grains of aquatic grass of North America
malt - a cereal grain (usually barley) that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling
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Deptt on Nov 27 in Morning, Statistical Officer in Directorate of (Crop Reporting Service) in Agriculture Deptt, both sexes B-17 on Nov 30 in Morning, Office Assistant in Inspectorate of Prisons on Dec 01 in Morning, Agriculture Officer in Agri: (Extension) Agri: Deptt both sexes B-17 on Dec 2 in Morning, Agriculture Officer in (Extension), Agri: Deptt women quota, B-17 on Dec 2 in Morning, Computer Operator in Directorate of Prosecution, both sexes B-12 on Dec 3 in Morning, Male Assistant Superintendent Jail in Inspectorate of Prisons B-14 on Dec 4 in Morning, Food grain Inspector, both sexes,B-9 on Dec 7 and Food grain Inspector (Women quota) B-9 on Dec 7 in Morning.
28 million hectares were added to the existing area under food grain cultivation.
Thomas said: "The rate of waste of food grain the country has reduced considerable.
Like other GCC states, Oman has been taking a series of efforts to achieve food security by enhancing cultivation and buffer food grain stocks in the country.
Turkmenistan began exporting the food grain surplus abroad in 2010.
The food grain crops' cultivation in Yemen depends mainly on rain water, especially in agricultural terraces, valleys and bottoms and widely in the provinces.
Valmiki Nagar (Bihar), May 7 ( ANI ): Continuing his attack on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her 'neech' politics remark, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said the Congress Party is indulging in 'neech' politics by looting through several scams and not distributing food grain stocks to the poor.
The bill envisages a food security scheme for 820 million people, with the distribution of 5 kilogrammes of food grain per month for each person in eligible households, at the highly subsidized price of 3 rupees (0.
The deplorable conditions of some of the streets in the Industrial Area, including Street 37, housing many major food grain godowns, were extensively reported in this columns more than once in the past month.
Chapter III (Model Development: The Agriculture Sector): Various mathematical models (equations) are developed in this chapter including (1) technical efficiency and production function, (2) estimation of crop output, (3) technical efficiency and technical progress, (4) input demand, (5) fertilizers demand, (6) demand for tractors, (7) irrigated area, (8) gross cropped area, (9) crop output composition, (10) output of the non-crop agricultural sub-sectors, (11) agricultural prices, (12) supply and demand framework for agricultural price determination, and (13) procurement, distribution and stock of food grain with the government, and procurement prices.
She said that instead of providing 35 kg of food grain to BPL families at low prices, the Government proposed for giving 25 kg food grains and also undermining the numbers of BPL families and these things exposed the intentions of the Central Government.
In India the government encourages farmers to invest with a food grain insurance policy," he adds.