Waterman, BS 218                            Southeast Missouri State University


Selected Resources for Zea’s Wild Roots


Agrios, G. Plant Pathology, 2nd ed. 1993.

Aldrich, S.R., W.O.Scott and E.R. Leng. Modern Corn Production. Second Ed. Champaign, IL: A & L Publications, 1975.

Christensen, Clyde M. Molds, Mushrooms, and Mycotoxins. Minneapolis: U. of MN Press, 1975.

Dix, N.J. and J. Webster. Fungal Ecology. London: Chapman and Hall, 1995.

Jones, D.G. and B.C. Clifford. Cereal Diseases: Their Pathology and Control. NY: Wiley, 1978.

Manglesdorf, P.C. Corn: Its Origin, Evolution and Improvement. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1974.

Moore-Landecker, E. Fundamentals of the Fungi, 4th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996.

Russell, B. The Story of Corn.NY: Knopf, 1992.

Shurtleff, M.C. Compendium of Corn Diseases, 2nd. ed.Minneapolis: American Phytopathological Society, 1980.


Web Sites (as of October 1999)

Southern Corn Leaf Blight Symptoms on Corn     http://plantpathology.tamu.edu/Texlab/Grains/Corn/corntop.html

The First Genetically Engineered Plant http://www.gene.com/ae/AB/WYW/fink/fink_2.html

New evidence for corn's ancestry      http://www.dukenews.duke.edu/research/corn.html

Nature of Corn - a good place to begin    www.ilcorn.org/reports/natofcorn/index.html

A search engine for the Corn Growers Guidebook.    http://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/cgg2/search.shtml

Choose "diseases & nematodes" in the pull down menu

Diseases management by crop     www.crop-net.com/disease.html#crop

Extensive index of articles about various plant diseases     www.ipm.iastate.edu/imp/icm/indices/plantdiseases.html

National Corn Handbook (check out nos. 4 and 10)     www.agcom.purdue.edu/AgCom/Pubs/agronomy.htm#4

The Maize Page: many linked resources     www.ag.iastate.edu/departments/agronomy/cornpage.html

How Corn Grows (this is a huge file)     www.ag.iastate.edu/departments/agronomy/corngrows.html#corngrows

Oxfam America www.oxfamamerica.org

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