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Corn Varieties

Philip W Becraft becraft at iastate.edu
Wed Dec 2 13:51:30 EST 1998


At 11:14 AM 12/2/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Forwarded to bionet.maize from the Maize Genetics COOP:
>I write to you in hopes that you can pass this message on to the
>appropriate individual. I realize from my wanderings in cyberspace that
>you pretty much have your fingers on the pulse of maize research.
>This spring I'm teaching a course in economic botany at one of our local
>colleges. In this endeavor I want to show my students the diversity of
>corn varieties. No problem with dent corn, sweet corn,  pop corn, indian
>corn etc. What I'd like to do is get color photos of things like flint
>corn, husk corn, waxy corn etc. as well as teosinte and Tripsacum. I've
>tried various search engines with illustration location capability
>without any hits. Can you recall offhand any investigators working with
>these types of corn products. What I'd like to do is borrow a cob or two
>of these varieties or slides which I could duplicate. Any further help
>or direction would be appreciated.
>Hoping we see $5.00 a bushel by Christmas!
>David J. Gerrick
>Dayton Tech
>3235 Dayton Ave
>Lorain OH 44055

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