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The earliest evidence for corn in the New World revealed

Category: News reports

Michele Urie, Smithsonian, March 23, 2009 Among the hundreds of plants that have been domesticated in the New World, none has received as much attention or been subject to as much debate as corn, or maize (Zea mays L.), arguably the most important crop of the Americas. Controversies have existed for years over what the […]