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Zea diploperennis (Gramineae): A New Teosinte from Mexico.
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PMID:  17834721     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A perennial teosinte or "wild maize" endemic to the Cerro de San Miguel, Sierra de Manantlan, Jalisco, Mexico differs from Zea perennis by dimorphic rhizomes, robust habit, and a larger number of longer, laxer tassel branches. The fact that it is a diploid (2n = 20) has taxonomic and agronomic significance. The seeds are used locally for food.
Authors:
H H Iltis; J F Doebley; R G M; B Pazy
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  203     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1979 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-08     Completed Date:  2010-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186-8     Citation Subset:  -    
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