Canadian Grain Commission
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Cereal grains are staple crops. Globally, these crops are grown more than any other kind of crop

Canadian cereal grains

Cereals are members of the grass family, these are used for human or livestock food.

A sample of Canadian barley

Common name: Barley

Family: Poaceae

Species: Hordeum vulgare

Type: Cereal

A sample of Canadian oats

Common name: Oats

Family: Poaceae

Species: Avena sativa

Type: Cereal

A sample of Canadian rye

Common name: Rye

Family: Poaceae

Species: Secale cereale

Type: Cereal

A sample of Canadian triticale

Common name: Triticale

Family: Poaceae

Species: Triticosecale

Type: Cereal

A sample of Canadian wheat

Common name: Wheat

Family: Poaceae

Species: Triticum

Type: Cereal