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Grain

A unit of weight equivalent to one 7,000th of one pound.
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I ate mine, as was natural, with a spoon, but great was my surprise to notice that my wife, instead of doing the same, drew from her pocket a little case, from which she selected a long pin, and by the help of this pin conveyed her rice grain by grain to her mouth.
But the Prince was so deeply grieved, and apologised so very humbly, that after some time the heart of the good little Frog was softened, and she gave him another tiny little grain, but instead of being sand it was now a grain of gold.
"The landlord's grain is all safe," replied Dron proudly.
But as soon as the first rays of the sun shone into the garden he saw all the ten sacks standing side by side, quite full, and not a single grain was missing.
One's whole life ruined!" Again she recalled what the young peasant woman had said, and again she was revolted at the thought; but she could not help admitting that there was a grain of brutal truth in the words.
Through our grain marketing network, we have access to quality grains and oil seeds from around 10,000 farming families.
[ClickPress, Thu Jan 03 2019] Sprouted Grains and Seeds Market - Outlook The increasing health consciousness of consumers is fuelling the demand for sprouted grains and seeds in the market owing to their nutritional and health.
Whole grains are rich in nutrients, including all of the B vitamins, iron, magnesium, and selenium, as well as dietary fiber.
At maturity, data was collected for plant height, flag leaf area, number of tillers per meter, spikelets per spike, peduncle length, spike length, spike weight, spike density, grains per spike, 1000-grain weight, grain weight per spike, biological yield per meter, grain yield per meter and harvest index.
Whole grains (e.g., oatmeal, whole wheat flour, brown rice, popcorn) include the entire grain kernel, composed of the bran, germ and endosperm, which keeps healthful components like fiber, vitamins, minerals and beneficial phytonutrients intact.
We're all told to include more whole grains in our diets.