Why is corn called an ear of corn?
The name is not related as you would expect to the ear that we hear with. It comes from the Gothic word for 'husk of corn' which was ahs.
Today, it is called an "ear". The old farmer's name for it is a "blade" of corn.
The head of a corn is called an ear.
For field corn, or dent corn as it's sometimes called, there is approximately 1/3 to 1/2 of a pound of shelled corn on an ear.
it doesn't start with corn it is a cob
The first part that is called for the corn holder is called a "spike". And the second part of the corn holder is called the "ear"
A cob. An ear.
A silo for corn silage, a crib for ear corn, or a bin for shelled grain corn.
Corn kernels develop along a cob and form an "ear" of corn. The ear is surrounded by protective leaves called a husk. Depending on the cultivar, the plant will produce one or more ears per stalk. Corn ears may have yellow or white kernels or a combination of both. So I guess Corn ear is a vegetable!
because it's a buck an ear! (buccaneer)
pistillate (female) inflorescence, I think this is right..
is an ear of corn alive
an ear of corn IS living
Most people just call it an "ear of maize," or "ear of corn" in the US and Canada. A botanist might call it a "female inflorescence."
Its the cob and husk on thw corn.. sorta like when its growing.. Its a ear of corn!
As much as a frozen ear of corn!
there is about 70% of water in a ear of corn
The female floral organ is called an ear Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_the_parts_of_a_corn_plant#ixzz1eSMld2Kd
Corn is what the entire plant is called. What you're probably thinking about is the part we eat. This is the seed, know in corn plants as the kernel (pronounced as it is spelled), and is located on the stem of the plant on what is called the ear. The ear of corn is surrounded by a husk (really fibrous leaves) that protect it as it is growing. The cob is the part of the… Read More
The cob. The kernels, or seed, surround it and are themselves surrounded by the husk.
An ear of corn averages 800 kernels in 16 rows.
There is no exact number of corn-kernels on an ear of corn. It all really depends on the growing conditions and size of corn when it's harvested.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Buck an ear? It's a joke.
It varies due to ear size, length, weight, and type of corn, but a decent average is about 1.6 bushels ear corn to make one bushel of shelled.
A bushel of shelled corn weighs about 88% of a bushel of ear corn. Therefore, a bushel of ear corn weighs about 70 pounds and a bushel of shelled corn weighs 56 pounds.
The word ear, as in ear of corn, is not the same word as ear, meaning the hearing organ. It comes from the Indo-European root -ak, meaning sharp, pointy.
One ear of corn on the cob equals less than one cup of corn. There is approximately 3/4 of a cup of corn in one medium ear of corn.
An ear of corn.
since when has corn had ears
The cross-section ear of corn represents unity and a common belief in agriculture. Corn is grown in all 50 states.
A medium cup of corn= 3/4 cup of corn.
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about 1,000 kernels of corn
An ear of corn.
The "hairs" inside an ear of corn are corn silk.
To get straight to the point - the silk is on the ear of corn so it can catch the pollen falling from the tassels on top of the corn plant. Each silk is able to produce one kernel of corn.
The average weight of an ear of corn is between 1/4 and 1/3 lbs. However, there are many varieties of corn, and they can have a range of weights.
Each kernel of corn is a seed inside a fruit seeds form from pollinated flowers what can you conclude about the kernels on an ear of corn?
that each kernel will become a new ear of corn
Collective nouns for corn are: a field of corn a bushel of corn a sheaf of corn a stalk of corn a row of corn an ear of corn
The dried fibrous shell that surrounded an ear of corn.
An ear of corn
an ear of corn
No. While the two plants may appear similar from a distance, they are two different species. Cow corn (usually called "field corn" or "dent corn") has its seed on an ear that is partway up the plant, just like sweet corn on the cob. Sorghum is another member of the grass family like corn, but has its seeds in a "spray" or inflorescence at the top of the plant where corn would have only its… Read More
The corn vegetable. Since the stalk grows more than one piece of corn.
Each strand of silk on the ear of the corn is the female part of the plant. When the pollen falls on it, it produces a kernel
On average, multiply the ear corn bushels times 0.8 to get shelled corn bushels. This is not an absolute, just a rule of thumb for estimating. The only way to get a truly accurate measure is to go ahead and shell the corn.
There are about 6 calories in an ear of baby corn.
Corncob, as in "corncob pipe".
It dies because the ear of corn can not survive in the winter.
1 - 10oz frozen corn = 3 medium ears of corn.
One medium ear of corn has about 3/4 cup of corn kernels.