MAIZE INFO, please read

Marty Sachs msachs at uiuc.edu
Sat Nov 11 13:29:36 EST 1995


In article <mccloud.388.0008BCEE at dtpax2.ncifcrf.gov>,
mccloud at dtpax2.ncifcrf.gov (Tom McCloud) wrote:

:In article <480oh5$u8 at vivaldi.telepac.pt> farofia at telepac.pt (Farofia) writes:
:>From: farofia at telepac.pt (Farofia)
:>Subject: MAIZE INFO, please read
:>Date: 10 Nov 1995 23:51:01 GMT
:
:>Hello everybody,
:
:>I'm collecting data for a study about the origin of maize. I'm having a 
:>hard time doing it. PLEASE e-mail an info you've got about the subject.
:>It's urgent.
:
:>Thank you!
:
:
:If I recall correctly there was an article in National Geographic magazine 
:just a few years ago on maize.    That should be a good place to start your 
:search for information.    Tom McCloud

There is an excellent chapter written on the topic.  Galinat, WC 1988  The
origin of corn.  In: Corn and Corn Improvement 3rd Edition, Sprague, GF,
Dudley, JW. Eds., American Society of Agronomy Publishers, Madison WI, Pp
1 - 31.  

Also, one should read: 
Beadle, GW  1980  The ancestry of corn. Sci. Am. 242(1):112-119. 
Mangelsdorf, PC 1986 The origin of Corn  Sci. Am.  Aug: 80-86

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