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Sweet Corn Growers, Processors Could Dramatically Increase Yield, Profit

In an industry struggling to maintain profitability, it’s curious that U.S. processing sweet corn – the corn that ends up in cans and freezer...

Deforestation and Land-Clearing are Taking a Toll on Brazil’s Corn Yield

Brazil is one of the top three producers of both soy and corn globally, and its agricultural sector accounts for one-fifth of the country's...

Scientists Improve Yield Predictions Based on Seedling Data

A doctor diagnosing a 50-year-old patient based on a blood test taken during the patient's infancy would be unthinkable. Anecdotally speaking, however, that's what Michigan...

Yield-Boosting Stay-Green Gene Identified from 118-Year-Old Experiment in Corn

A corn gene identified from a 118-year-old experiment at the University of Illinois could boost yields of today’s elite hybrids with no added inputs....

How Corn’s Ancient Ancestor Swipes Left on Crossbreeding

Determining how one species becomes distinct from another has been a subject of fascination dating back to Charles Darwin. New research led by Carnegie’s...

Natural Trails To Protect Corn

Two natural ways to control a major pest of maize roots are opening up ways to reduce pesticide dependence. A small worm living underground...

Unraveling Of 58-Year-Old Corn Gene Mystery May Have Plant-Breeding Implications

In discovering a mutant gene that "turns on" another gene responsible for the red pigments sometimes seen in corn, researchers solved an almost six-decades-old...

Warmer Climate will Dramatically Increase the Volatility of Global Corn Crops

Corn, or maize, is the most widely grown crop in the world. Used in food, cooking oil, industrialized foods, livestock feed and even automobile...

High-Protein Corn Also Resistant To Parasitic Weed

The world produces more corn by weight than any other cereal crop. Corn, also known as maize, is a staple food in many countries....

INCOTEC Launches Three New Solutions for Corn Seed

Incotec launched three new film coats for corn at the World Seed Congress 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. According to the company, these three products,...