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Community Videos

Dr Peter Peterson lecture on History of Maize Genetics
A Brief History of the Maize Meeting with Ed Coe
Maize pollination videos
For more in-depth information see Controlled Pollinations of Maize.
Tassel Bagging
Earshoot bagging
Cutting Back Earshoot
Pollen Collection
Pollination Detail
Multiple pollinations using a glassine bag.

Barbara McClintock and Lewis Stadler at the University of Missouri in the early days of maize genetics
External Maize videos

Dr. Peter Peterson Lecture on the History of Maize Genetics.



A Brief History of the Maize Meeting with Ed Coe.



Maize pollination videos:
For more in-depth information, see Controlled Pollination of Maize.

Tassel Bagging.


Earshoot Bagging.


Cutting Back Earshoot.


Pollen collection.

Pollination Detail.

Multiple pollinations using a glassine bag.



Barbara McClintock and Lewis Stadler at the University of Missouri in the early days of maize genetics.



External Maize videos:
Watch Corn Grow from Seed Pollination in Time-Lapse