Corn: Origin, History, Technology, and Production

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 8, 2004 - Science - 949 pages
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Your all-in-one guide to corn. This book provides practical advice on planting techniques and rates, seed production, treating plant diseases, insect infestation and weeds, harvesting, processing, and worldwide utilization. This is the fourth, and final, volume in the series of comprehensive references on the major crops of the world.
  • Covers new biotechnology techniques for plant breeding and pest management
  • Provides practical advice on planting techniques and rates, seed production, treating plant diseases, insect infestation and weeds, harvesting, processing and worldwide utilization.
 

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Contents

2 Changes in Performance Parentage and Genetic
65
3 Germplasm Resources
99
4 Persistent and Popular Germplasm in Seventy
133
1 Physiology of the Corn Plant
235
2 The Corn Kernel
273
3 Corn Breeding
305
New Horizons
399
5 Cytogenetics of Corn
427
4 Hybrid Corn Seed Production
565
5 Insect Control
631
6 Disease Control
669
7 Weed Control
717
8 Corn Marketing
753
1 Harvest and Harvest Equipment
801
2 OnFarm Handling Storage and Quality
827
3 Corn Processing and Products
867

1 Production Statistics
463
2 Corn Management
481
3 World Corn Production Practices
523
4 Specialty Corns
897
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