flour corn


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Synonyms for flour corn

corn having kernels almost entirely of soft starch

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Performing the same evaluation of flour corn produced an EER for a three-year average yield of 63:1.
Another old field variety sometimes grown for fresh, "sweet" corn and sometimes regarded as a flour corn.
They were giving away seeds for three different vegetables including Coushaw Squash, Cherokee White Flour Corn, and Indian Pumpkin.
Flour corn has a high ratio of starch, and sweet corn has a high ratio of sugar.
Browsing through the yearbook, you'll find offers of seeds for rarities such as red turnips and Pueblo orange and blue flour corn interspersed with comments from gardeners on care and climatic needs.
At first glance, flour corn resembles flint corn in size and shape, but it lacks hard starch.