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Relation of corn grain density to yields of dry-milling products
- Wu, Y.V., Bergquist, R.R.
- Cereal chemistry 1991 v.68 no.5 pp. 542-544
- corn, seeds, density, hardness, seed quality, milling quality, corn flour, yields, grains
- Grain density of corn is positively correlated with yields of certain dry-milled fractions. Grain hardness of corn determined by density correlated positively with yields of total grits and with second- plus third-break grits (P < 0.01), and negatively with yields of degerminator fines, low-fat flour, high-fat flour, and total flour (P < 0.01). Grain density and percent moisture were found to be negatively correlated.