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Origin, History and Uses of Corn - Iowa State University

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Like most early history, there is some uncertainty as to when corn first went to Europe. Some say ... Corn in the United States is also called maize or Indian corn .

History of maize

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Terminology: Is maize corn? ... History of maize. While land plants have existed on earth for nearly 500 million years, maize in the form that we are accustomed ...

Tracking the Ancestry of Corn Back 9,000 Years - The New York Times

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May 24, 2010 ... RELATIVES Corn, or maize, descended from a Mexican grass called ... For most of human history, our ancestors relied entirely on hunting ...

Watch Corn Clip - Mankind The Story of All of Us | HISTORY

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Watch the Corn video clip of HISTORY's series Mankind The Story of All of Us. Find this and many more videos only on HISTORY.

History of Corn - Where does corn come from? - Quatr.us

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Corn is a kind of seed, like rice or wheat, that comes originally from a kind of wild grass that grows in Mexico called teosinte. Corn has lots of carbohydrates, but ...

The Domestication of Maize - History of American Corn - Archaeology

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Maize, the proper name for what Americans call "corn", is a crop that was so radically changed from its original form that only DNA could prove it.

The importance of one simple plant - North Carolina Digital History

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Maize, which the Europeans came to call “corn,” has an ancient and interesting history and plays central roles in many native myths and legends. Its most ...

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Jan 30, 2012 ... Read also: The origins of maize - Maize people ... Popped Secret: The Mysterious Origin of Corn — HHMI BioInteractive Video - Duration: ...

MAIZE Project. Learn more about Maize (Corn): History, Genetics ...

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Maize, the crop you probably know as corn, is one of the most ancient species cultivated in the world. Native Americans grew it as a staple crop, but over time ...

Ancestors of Maize - MAIZE Project. Learn more about Maize (Corn ...

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But the fruit and seeds of the wild teosinte, look so different than modern corn, it took a long time for scientists to agree that teosinte is the ancestor of maize.

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Maize commonly known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by indigenous peoples in Mexico about 10,000 years ago. The six major types of corn ... More »
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NativeTech: Native American History of Corn

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NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY OF CORN ... Maize was developed from a wild grass (Teosinte) originally growing in Central America (southern Mexico) 7,000 ...

The Story of Corn - History Detective - In the Beginning - Camp Silos

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The kernels were small and were not placed close together like kernels on the husked ear of modern corn. Also known as maize Indians throughout North and ...

The Evolution of Corn - Learn Genetics - University of Utah

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The history of modern-day maize begins at the dawn of human agriculture, about 10,000 years ago. Ancient farmers in what is now Mexico took the first steps in ...