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Specialty Corns, Second Edition


ISBN10: 849323770
ISBN13: 9780849323775

Publisher: CRC Press

Price: $229.95
Pages: 496
Publish date: August 2000

Offers thorough coverage of the genetics and breeding of specialty corns Presents the development of specialty types of corn that can be used for human food Covers the expansion of corn production in shorter growing seasons Over 100 tables and illustrations Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition of Specialty Corns includes everything in the first edition and more. Considered the standard in this field, significant changes have been made to keep all the information current and bring the references up-to-date. Two new chapters have been added to keep up with the latest trends: Blue Corn and Baby Corn. Access the latest methods in developing specialty corns with this standard-setting reference. Edited by an expert in the field who has spent his professional life working with corn, Specialty Corns, Second Edition discusses the genetic variation inherent in corn, genetic materials available, breeding methods, and special problems associated with the development of specialty corns. Hallauer has assembled a team of international experts who have contributed to this work.