flint maize

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Synonyms for flint maize

corn having kernels with a hard outer layer enclosing the soft endosperm

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In fact, data collected during grinding showed that the saw mill seemed more efficient when used for processing flint maize corns, to produce medium or coarse corn sizes.
The major goal of the present study was to assess the importance of epistasis for grain yield and grain moisture in four crosses of elite European flint maize with different approaches.
Means and their standard errors of testcross progenies with dent tester T2 of nine generations from four crosses of European flint maize lines evaluated in four environments for grain yield and grain moisture.
Flint maize supplies adaptation to European conditions, while American dent maize contributes high yield potential.
Flint maize usually yields less and has more kernel moisture than dent maize at a given harvest time.
Ten open-pollinated cultivars of flint maize were chosen for this study (Table 1).
Several studies have shown that a good level of heterosis is exhibited in crosses between European maize (e.g., early flint maize and Yugoslavian populations) and U.S.