Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition of Specialty Corns includes everything in the first edition and more. Considered the standard in this field, significant changes have been made to keep all the information current and bring the references up-to-date. Two new chapters have been added to keep up with the latest trends: Blue Corn and Baby Corn.
Access the latest methods in developing specialty corns with this standard-setting reference. Edited by an expert in the field who has spent his professional life working with corn, Specialty Corns, Second Edition discusses the genetic variation inherent in corn, genetic materials available, breeding methods, and special problems associated with the development of specialty corns. Hallauer has assembled a team of international experts who have contributed to this work.
Table of Contents
Kernel Mutants of Corn. Properties of Corn Starch. High Amylose and Waxy Corns. High Quality Protein Corn. High-Oil Corn Hybrids. Sweet Corn. Popcorn. Breeding White Endosperm Corn. Food Uses of Regular and Specialty Corns with Their Dry-Milled Fractions. Pipe Corn, Basis of the "Barnyard Briar". Silage Corn. Breeding Early Corn. Blue Corn. Baby Corn. Index.