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European Maize Highlights the Hidden Differences within a Species

Maize (Zea mays ssp. mays) was initially domesticated by Native Americans over 10.000 years ago. Nowadays, America's "favourite corn" is cultivated throughout the world...

Research Reveals Regulatory Features of Maize Genome During Early Reproductive Development

Growth and development of all organisms depends on coordinated regulation of gene expression in time and space, and this is largely controlled by non-coding...

Computomics Contributing to BMBF Funded Project Maze Phase 2

Together with academic and industry partners, Computomics will help to access native diversity in landraces to improve quantitative traits relevant for crop production in...

2019 Forage Maize and Biogas Maize Descriptive Lists issued by BSPB

Seven new first-choice varieties have been added to the British Society of Plant Breeder’s 2019 Forage Maize Descriptive Lists (DL), alongside one new second-choice...

Reproducibility Matters in Large-Scale Maize Study

A plant's health is affected not only by conditions such as water and temperature, but by the microorganisms that live around its roots. The...

AATF Receives Grant to Make New Drought-Tolerant and Insect-Resistant Maize Hybrids Available To Farmers in Africa

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) has been awarded a $24.6 million grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the commercialisation of...

European and French Studies Disprove Seralini’s GM Maize Claims

Three studies including GRACE and G-TwYST at European level and GMO90+ in France launched by European and French authorities disprove the controversial study on...

Maize, Sorghum and Rye Import Duties Updated By the European Commission

Due to a stronger US dollar, the import duty for maize, sorghum and rye in the European Union was lowered to €5.61 per tonne...

2018 Forage Maize and Biogas Maize Descriptive Lists Issued by BSPB

Six new first-choice varieties have been added to the British Society of Plant Breeder’s 2018 Forage Maize Descriptive Lists (DL) issued today, alongside nine...

International Maize Alliance Meetings Aim to Help Trade

Last month, a delegation from the International Maize Alliance (MAIZALL), including NCGA Past and MAIZALL current President Pam Johnson, met with their South American...