Maize Seeds Market

Commercial classifications, based mainly on kernel texture, includes flint corn, dent corn, flour corn, popcorn, and sweet corn. Dent corn is generally grown for production of animal feed. Flint corn, rich in soft starch, is used in decoration. Flour corn, composed mainly of soft starch, has mealy, soft, and easily ground kernels and is a vital source of maize flour. Sweet corn is a translucent seed. While popcorn is an extreme class of flint corn characterized by soft starch.