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What Are Grain Husks Called?

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Grain husks are known as bran and in the case of wheat, a beard. This is because of the prickly hairs that make it up in addition to a few longer hairs running from the bottom of the head up to its top, forming a protective curve over the kernels.
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The grain husk is called the hull. In botany the hull is the outer layer or the coating of a particular seed. It includes the protective outer covering of the seed, fruit or vegetable. Sometimes it is also known to as the exuvia of bugs or little animals left behind after moulting.
It is called bran. When cereal grains are harvested each grain has a hard outer layer. This layer is sometimes removed when the cereal grain is processed and creates bran, which becomes a byproduct of grain processing.
Grain husks in wheat are called Beards. This is because of the prickly hairs that make it up
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there is no name or scientific name. its just callled a husk. actually, the husk of cereal grains is called bran. Chaff.
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A grain husk is a part of a plant.
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there is no name or scientific name its just callled a husk actually, the husk of cereal grains is called bran. Chaff ...
there is no name or scientific name its just callled a husk actually, the husk of cereal grains is called bran. Chaff ...
Another name for grain husk is hull. This is the outer covering of grains or seeds such as maize. This covering can be removed from the seeds by a machine called ...
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