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- Lu, Dalei; Cai, Xuemei; Zhao, Junyu; Shen, Xin; Lu, Weiping
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture 2015 v.95 no.1 pp. 210-215
- retrogradation, etc ; adhesion; drought; enthalpy; gelatinization; grain quality; grain yield; hardness; pasting properties; plant growth; pollination; protein content; seed development; starch; sugar content; temperature; vegetables; viscosity; waxy corn; China; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Waxy maize is consumed as a vegetable when harvested at fresh stage (23–26 days after pollination) in China. Fresh waxy maize is normally grown under rain‐fed conditions and suffers drought frequently during plant growth. The effect of drought on grain development of fresh waxy maize is not known. RESULTS: Two years of pot trials showed that drought decreased fresh grain number and wei ...