Definition of maize
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As elsewhere in Africa, much of Rwanda’s economy is rural and informal, so that any estimate of GDP includes heroic guesses about how much maize small farmers have grown and sold to their neighbours.
But for now, the 6-foot-3, 335-pound Ekiyor is all maize and blue.
The researchers found similar results for other crops including maize, rapeseed, wheat and rice.
A separate study of honey bees in Canadian maize fields identified up to 4 months of chronic exposure to neonicotinoids that also appear to have persisted from prior plantings.
The most important of these chokepoints are in the U.S., Brazil, and the Black Sea, which account for more than half of the world’s staple crop exports such as wheat, rice, maize, and soybean.
A single vegetable, a dried fish, a bowl of red maize—sometimes this is all a mother has to divide between her children each day.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, center, serves maize meal to refugees in the food distribution tent of the Imvepi reception center for South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda, Thursday, June 22, 2017.
The refugees depend on United Nations rations of maize meal and beans and many say that’s not enough.
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Origin and Etymology of maize
Spanish maíz, from Taino mahiz
First Known Use: circa 1544See Words from the same year
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