Corn Kernel Modification

  • Evelyn J. Weber
Part of the Recent Advances in Phytochemistry book series (RAPT, volume 14)


Corn is an excellent example of applied phytochemistry. Many genetic modifications of corn seeds have been studied, and a number of these modifications have had or may have economic value. The importance of corn to the economy of the United States can be illustrated by reviewing recent statistics.


Fatty Acid Composition Amylose Content Sweet Corn Corn Kernel Maize Endosperm 
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  • Evelyn J. Weber
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  1. 1.University of IllinoisU.S. Department of AgricultureUrbanaUSA

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