1. 2016-07-11 This practical guide, part of the Pro-Agro Collection,describes both the cultivation as well as the agrifood processing of maize. It outlines the steps and processes to produce corn flour, and provides some useful recipes.
  2. This publicationbegins with the discovery of maize in Mesoamerica by Columbus in 1492. Subsequent chapters follow the journeys of maize eastward, as milho, makka, and yu mai, to Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Each chapter section begins with a general description of the types of evidence we...
  3. The purpose of this study is to review quality-protein maize status, to determine whether its previous limitations have indeed been overcome, to consider the potential of this transformation of one of the world's major crops, and to bring an appreciation of quality-protein maize--so far little...
  4. Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country...
  5. Hand-pollination is a technique used by seed savers to ensure that plants produce seed that is true-to-type and that flowers are not contaminated by the pollen from another variety. The process varies among species, but with plants that produce unisexual flowers like corn, the uncontaminated...
  6. 2017-10-03 In this workshop, I will describe and diagram the common sloping land corn and rice farming system. I will then identify leverage points within the system and how development workers can work with farmers to make these systems more sustainable.
  7. This publication includes chapters on cell tissue culture and in vivo manipulations and on molecular genetics of corn. The information relative to genetic control of important physiological processes is explored in a chapter on the use of physiological traits in corn improvement. Those chapters...