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maize

the Indian corn Zea mays, possibly the most intensively investigated higher plant. It is a common food source which may be processed into e.g. cornflakes.

maize

a staple crop part of the food supply for humans and animals in many countries. One of its best uses is as a chopped green crop or as ensilage. Called also Zea mays. The grain is usually referred to as corn (3) in the USA or as maize in other countries. A full range of maize grain products is available and includes hominy, grits, maize germ meal and maize gluten meal (a high protein feed).

maize crop poisoning
a form of carbohydrate engorgement caused when cattle accidentally gain access to a standing crop or when confined animals are fed too much of it. See also carbohydrate engorgement.
maize stalk disease
caused by ingestion of maize stalks infected with Diplodia maydis fungus. Characterized by dullness, head pressing, compulsive walking. Called also cornstalk disease.
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ALLEY OOPS This early season buck - note the velvet antlers to the right of the fencepost - is walking the "alley" between a cornfield and shelter belt.
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When Farmer Taggart is looking for his son in the cornfield at the beginning, everything is quiet and still until a load of straw flies into the air where his boy is.
AN inquest was being opened in Nuneaton today following the discovery of a body in a cornfield.
My first four archery whitetails came from cornfield confrontations.
Gene Hackman is at his best as an ex-college coach looking for redemption and a winning team in an Indiana cornfield, a man who finally finds himself by giving a group of young people and their neighbors something to cheer about
But as Peter Cornfield was sent to prison, the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said it was a "disgrace" he wasn't sent down for longer.
As the women burst from their enclosure and were magnetized by the suitor's presence, Dolder remained oddly passive, despite the touchingly passionate overtures of Ellen Cornfield and Raegan Wood-Sanders.
COPAN Systems, a leading provider of complete storage solutions that unlock the value of long-term data, today announced the appointments of Clive James to Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa Sales and Greg Cornfield to Vice President of Asia Pacific.
GORGEOUS: Harry Robert Cornfield entered the world on November 26 weighing 8lb 15oz to proud parents Victoria and Christopher Cornfield of Marton.