Discovery Station: Corn and Teosinte

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Discover fun facts about corn (Zea mays) and its ancestor Balsas teosinte. Learn how the people of Mesoamerica began the domestication of corn and the differences and similarities between teosinte and modern day corn. You will gain a new appreciation for corn, how it grows, and why without human intervention, corn would not exist today.