Zea mays


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Zea mays

a grass in plant family Poaceae. A staple part of human and animal diet in many countries as corn or maize meal. The standing green crop, up to 10 ft high, makes excellent ensilage and green chop. May be infested with poisonous fungi in the field or as stored grain. May cause nitrate-nitrite poisoning. Called also maize, corn.
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This planting style is necessary because Zea mays produces separate male and female flowers on the same plant and pollination is better when they are planted in a block rather than a row.
line MON 810 and Zea Mays L line T 25--were actually approved for circulation in the whole EU in 1998.
Concentration of Cd in Zea mays was much lower than that in the surface soil sample extracted by different reagents.
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Popcorn's scientific name is Zea mays everta, and it is the only type of corn that pops.
2001, 2002), and Zea mays (Chou & Patrick, 1976).