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Corn – improving pollination

All types of corn are pollinated by breezes that blow pollen from the male flowers onto the silk threads that emerge from the top of each ear of corn. This is why it is better for home gardeners to grow … Continue reading

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Growing popcorn

Foods made from genetically engineered (GE) crops, also known as genetically modified (GM) foods, are not required to be labelled in the United States, and Australian consumers of imported corn products could unknowingly be eating these foods. Labelling rules for … Continue reading

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