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Taxon: Zea mays L. subsp. mays

 
Genus: Zea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Tribe: Andropogoneae
Subtribe: Tripsacinae
Nomen number: 311987
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Jul-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 42045 (30166 active, 14792 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide Pl Res SEAs 10:144. 1996)
  • Environmental:
  • Food additives:
  • Fuels:
  • Human food: oil/fat (as Zea mays) starch (as Zea mays) vegetable (as Zea mays)
  • Materials: fiber (fide Pl Res SEAs 10:144. 1996) lipids (fide Pl Res SEAs 10:144. 1996)
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

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  2. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  3. Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. El Bassam, N. 1998. Energy plant species. 18-49.
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Zea+mays+subsp.+mays&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 10:143.
  9. Hufford, M. B. et al. 2013. The genomic signature of crop-wild introgression in maize. PLoS Genet. 9(5): e1003477.
  10. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa Note: poisonous
  11. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  12. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_18.html target='_blank'
  18. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  19. Wills, D. M. et al. 2018. Defining the role of the MADS-Box gene, Zea Agamaous-like 1, a target of selection during maize domestication. J. Heredity 109:333-338.
  20. Xu, G. et al. 2017. Complex genetic architecture underlies maize tassel domestication. New Phytol. 214:852-864.

Check other web resources for Zea mays L. subsp. mays :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311987. Accessed 19 September 2019.