Study shows how corn became king

Study shows how corn became king

TEN thousand years ago, a golden grain started on a path to become one of the top agricultural commodities on the planet.

Now, University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have found that just a single letter change in the genetic script of teosinte, the ancestor of corn, helped make it all possible.

In the research, which was recently published in the journal Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison professor John Do

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