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teosinte zea mexicana

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Job's Tears
... produced in a tassel that extends above the ears. In the Mexican grass teosinte (Zea mexicana or Zea mays ssp. mexicana), considered by many botanists to be the ancestor of modern corn, each ... plant was produced. In the region where teosinte grows wild, the native people call it "madre de maíz" or "mother of corn." Teosinte (Zea mexicana): A. Male Inflorescence (Tassel) B. Female Inflorescence ( ...

APSnet Education center - Plant Disease Lessons - Common Smut of Corn
... smut (Syn. boil smut, blister smut) PATHOGEN: Ustilago maydis (Syn. Ustilago zeae) HOSTS: maize (Zea mays), teosinte (Zea mexicana) Authors Jerald Pataky, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL Karen Snetselaar, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia ...

Open Directory - Science: Biology: Flora and Fauna: Plantae: Magnoliophyta: Liliopsida: Poaceae: Zea
... Zea mays - Maize, corn, or sweet corn. Description, common names, uses and cultivation, references. Zea mexicana - Information on the stock of teosinte grown at Connecticut University. "Zea ...