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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Mr Birch said that if any developers did press ahead with a development on part of the Seven Cornfields site then he would fight it all the way.
Data from the city agriculture office showed about 596 hectares of cornfields destroyed by the drought in the entire city.
Usborne Books added 10% to the amount, making PS268 to be spent on new children's books for Cornfields.
In its April 28 report, the DA recorded heavy damage to 6,003 ha of cornfields in the Cordillera that cost farmers P68.3 million in lost income.
Dig out any perennial weeds first, then plant the cornfield seeds in autumn for best results.
Jan Titley, regional sales and marketing director for Taylor Wimpey, said: "It's not long until the official launch of The Cornfields and, with interest in the new homes already running high, I would advise aspiring purchasers to register theirs as soon as possible, so they have the best chance of choosing their perfect plot."
With a one-bedroom apartment available from pounds 59,995 at The Hawthorns and a three-bedroom house from only pounds 99,995 at The Cornfields, Bett Homes is expecting a surge in interest over the summer.
In fact, I'd read plenty of articles over the years bemoaning standing cornfields as the reason that certain hunters, and especially bowhunters, weren't harvesting deer in and around the rut.
Maze masters have their own method for carving cornfields into living labyrinths.
Showing shiny new trucks and cars rolling through cornfields may be great advertising, but it's important the messages include proper cautions.
Cornfields, factories and coal mines gave way to melon patches, herds of sheep and honey farmers as the train moved further west at a speed of about 75 mph.