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Research Project: Innovative Genetic Approaches for Improving Maize Germplasm for Product Quality and Adaption to Diverse Production Systems

Location: Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research

Title: Specialty corn

Author
item Scott, Marvin
item PRATT, RICHARD - New Mexico State University
item HOFFMAN, NICHOLAS - Zangger Popcorn Hybrids
item MONTGOMERY, RANDALL - New Mexico State University

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/13/2018
Publication Date: 1/1/2019
Citation: Scott, M., R. Pratt, N. Hoffman and R. Montgomery 2019. Specialty corn. In: S. O. Serna-Saldivar, editor Corn: Chemistry and Technology. Cambridge, UK, Elsevier, Inc. p. 289-304.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This book chapter reviews the literature on the major types of specialty corn. It defines specialty corn and covers production statistics, characteristics, and strategies used in producing popcorn, sweetcorn, silage corn, and corn with improved nutritional value and food grade corn. We provide an overview of the subject and sources the reader can consult for more information. The target audience of this work is professionals and students in cereal chemistry, food science and agronomy.