Effect of Kernel Position on Oil Content in Corn (Zea mays L. )1
- R. J. Lambert,
- D. E. Alexander and
- R. C. Rodgers2
Amount of oil per kernel in maize is affected by position on the ear. Kernels highest in oil are located at mid-ear position. Due to larger mass, the basal kernels possess a greater total amount of oil than the kernels of the central and tip positions.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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