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Crops Production » Seed - Maize for seed

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China is the top country by maize for seed in the world. As of 2013, maize for seed in China was 1.65 million tonnes that accounts for 24.29 % of the world's maize for seed. The top 5 countries (others are India, the United States of America, Brazil, and Mexico) account for 58.53 % of it. The world's total maize for seed was estimated at 6.8 million tonnes in 2013.

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Zea mays Corn, Indian corn, mealies. A grain with a high germ content. At the national level, hybrid and ordinary maize should be reported separately owing to widely different yields and uses. Used largely for animal feed and commercial starch production.