IMPROVING CEREALS

Theosinte - Maize non hybrid - Maize hybrid

From wild teosinte to nowadays hybrid maize :
A remarkable example of plant improvement in the course of history.

1 Teosinte Zea mays ssp mexicana
Teosinte is the wild ancestor of cultivated maize.
2Non hybrid maize Zea mays
3Hybrid maize Zea mays

Donated by CIMMYT Mexico, AGM, INRA, and Agro.M


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