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Ed Coe CoeE at missouri.edu
Mon Jun 12 10:17:05 EST 2000

Forwarding this inquiry to the maize net for response.
Ed Coe

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Is this a valid statement
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 10:11:01 -0400
From: oas at iwaynet.net
To: db_request at teosinte.agron.missouri.edu

I am working on a history of science document and want to know if the 
following statement is reasonably accurate:

James L. Reid, born near Russellville (1844), Ohio,
developed the world famous variety of corn known as Reid's
Yellow Dent.  Most of todays hybrid corns were derived from
Yellow Dent.

Mr. Lynn E. Elfner
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