Corn examples courtesy of Dr. Mary Eubanks
Visiting Research Professor, Department of Biology

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The domestication of corn is a good example of the rapid expansion and sophistication of early agriculture.

North American “Indian” Corn
This is typical Native American maize, like that grown 500 to 1,000 years ago in Eastern North America and the Great Plains.

Strawberry Popcorn
An anciently derived variety of maize developed by indigenous Americans from South America.

Courtesy of Dr. Mary Eubanks
Visiting Research Professor, Department of Biology