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- Guelpa, Anina; du Plessis, Anton; Manley, Marena
- Journal of cereal science 2016 v.69 pp. 321-328
- staple foods, etc ; X-radiation; Zea mays; corn; developing countries; dry milling; endosperm; hardness; hybrids; micro-computed tomography; milling quality; seeds; statistics; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... Maize (Zea mays L.) meal, which is industrially produced using dry-milling, is an important staple food in many developing countries. Kernel hardness is often the characteristic that is measured to select hybrids desirable for milling. Conventional hardness methods present challenges and limitations. Therefore, high-throughput methodology was developed, using X-ray micro-computed tomography (μCT), ...