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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: The History of Maize and its Current Uses

item Lawrence, Carolyn

Submitted to: Popular Publication
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/27/2006
Publication Date: 8/27/2006
Citation: Lawrence, C.J. 2006. The History of Maize and its Current Uses [abstract]. Festival del Maiz handout. p. 1.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The history of maize including its origins (both anecdotal from the various Native American viewpoints and scientific from biological and archaeological findings) and how scientists believe maize was domesticated and improved will be conveyed. Current uses (including food, feed, and commercial applications) and development aspects also will be described.

Last Modified: 07/27/2017
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