Predicting the nutritional variability of corn

The genetics of corn, its growing environment and subsequent storage conditions have a critical impact on its nutritional value.

LIHONG ZHANG and KEVIN LIU* report an analysis of corn from various geographic origins. The study highlights that routine quality check on moisture and crude protein cannot differentiate the nutritional value of corn, but digestible amino acids and metabolizable energy can. 

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