food grain


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Noun1.food 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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Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder Thursday said construction of 162 godowns with capacity of 1.05 lakh metric tonnes of food grain is under underway aiming to increase the storage capacity of food grains, reports BSS.
Association's Patron in Chief, Anis Majeed and Chairman, Malik Zulfiqar met Imran Ismail, Governor Sindh and presented their proposal for 100 years plan for a 'Modern Food Grain market', on this occasion initial layout was also discussed.
For a family of five, the food grain entitlement would be 25 kg a month, which is certainly a good quantity for survival.
SUKKUR -- In an apparent attempt to arrest a murder accused, police on Tuesday raided two villages, picked up five persons and took away all their assets, including a huge stock of food grain.
China will curb planting of rice, its most important food grain, the agriculture ministry said on Tuesday, in a major step towards reducing a growing mountain of unsold stocks.
Thus performance of food grain crops impacts not only the food security situation and health of the industrial sector but also the course of international trade and balance of trade and payment positions in the country.
They further said that the genuine food grains licencees had submitted complaints to the DC, Anti-Corruption establishment and Special Secretary Agriculture (Marketing) that the Secretary and Honorary Administrator had allotted the plots to the bogus Arhtis (commission agents) by issuing fake food grain licences and they ordered inquires and suspended the Secretary but the 45 "allottees" today started unlawful construction on the plots.
Unlikely, as the government has been consistently projecting DBT as the only way to reduce leakages in subsidised food grain supplies; the only way to weed out fake or ghost beneficiaries.
According to estimates released by the Ministry of Agriculture, the total horticulture production for the year 2013- 14 is said to remain around 280.79 million tonnes ( mnT), surpassing the expected food grain production of 264.38 mnT.
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.
The food grain crops' cultivation in Yemen depends mainly on rain water, especially in agricultural terraces, valleys and bottoms and widely in the provinces.