Fwd: "ancient corn"
ed at teosinte.agron.missouri.edu
Tue Nov 9 10:02:55 EST 1999
To Maize Netters - is there a straightforward answer?
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Subject: "ancient corn"
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 1999 08:50:28 -0800
From: Tim MacSweeny <timmacs at earthlink.net>
To: db_request at teosinte.agron.missouri.edu
Looking at the web-site I realize how much I really don't know about
corn. So I'll pose a very non-technical corn questions in this form
Under the attic floorboards of my family's home (circa 1730), I've
found several different piles of corn cobs probably brought into the
house by animals. Some of the cobs show 8-rows of kernals, others 10
I know the first Native American corn encountered was 8-row flint
corn. When did the 10 & 12 row corn enter the picture?
Woodbury CT USA
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