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Internet Tools

Maize Genome Browser
http://www.maizesequence.org/
The bioinformatics arm of the maize genome sequencing project.

Panzea
http://www.panzea.org/
The bioinformatics portal of the NSF project 'Molecular and Functional Diversity of the Maize Genome'.

Maize Targeted Mutagenesis Database
http://mtm.cshl.edu
mtmDB is a database of information about a transposon library in maize for the purpose of targeted selection of gene knockouts.

TIGR Maize Database
http://maize.jcvi.org/
This site features numerous tools for investigating the maize genome, including tools for browsing BACs as well as a full gene index. Well worth visiting!

Maize Bionet Newsgroup Archive
http://www.bio.net/hypermail/MAIZE/
Review postings to the bionet.maize newsgroup through this archive.

MAGI
http://magi.plantgenomics.iastate.edu/
An ISU maize genome assembly, from the Patrick Schnable group.

CIMDE: genetic mapping tool.
http://www.maizemap.org/CIMDE/cIBMmap.htm
CIMDE is a community IBM mapping service for loci mapped using the IBM-94 population.

MU Gene Zoo
http://www.plantsci.missouri.edu/extension/
Narratives and photos: Historical corn (teosinte, examples of old varieties, inbreds, hybrids); morphological mutants (teosinte branched, brachytic, etc.); and specialty corns (ornamental, white corn, food corn)

Maize Organizations

American Corn Growers Association
http://www.acga.org/
The American Corn Growers Association is America's leading progressive commodity association, representing the interests of thousands of corn producers in 28 states. Since it's inception in 1987, the ACGA has worked tirelessly to protect farm income and rural communities.

American Seed Trade Association
http://www.amseed.com/
ASTA's mission is to be an effective voice of action in all matters concerning the development, marketing and free movement of seed, associated products and services throughout the world. ASTA promotes the development of better seed to produce better crops for a better quality of life. Founded in 1883, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is one of the oldest trade organizations in the United States.

International Center for Maize and Wheat Improvement (CIMMYT)
http://www.cimmyt.org/
CIMMYT conducts research on two crops.maize and wheat.that provide about 25% of all food calories consumed in poor countries. The goal of our research is not to increase the world.s pile of maize and wheat. Our goal is to improve the lives of the world.s poor.by ending their hunger, raising their incomes, preserving their land and other natural resources, and helping their children to a better life. CIMMYT and its research partners provide agricultural solutions to the problems of poor people in developing countries.

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
http://www.iita.org/
IITA.s mission is to enhance the food security, income, and well-being of resource-poor people primarily in the humid and subhumid zones of sub-Saharan Africa by conducting research and related activities to increase agricultural production, improve food systems, and sustainably manage natural resources, in partnership with national and international stakeholders.

National Corn Growers Association
http://www.ncga.com/
NCGA is a federation of state organizations, corn boards, councils and commissions developing and implementing programs and policies on a state and national level to help protect and advance the corn producer.s interests.

Maize Services and Stocks

Maize Genetics Cooperation Stock Center
http://maizecoop.cropsci.uiuc.edu/
The Maize Genetics Cooperation - Stock Center is part of the National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) and is supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA/ARS). We specialize in maize genetic stocks.

GEM: Germplasm Enhancement of Maize
http://www.iastate.edu/~usda-gem/
The Germplasm Enhancement of Maize project is a cooperative effort of the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, land-grant universities, and industry. Our objective: widen the germplasm base of commercial hybrid corn in the United States through the introduction and incorporation of novel and useful germplasm gathered from around the globe.

USDA/ARS Maize Germplasm Collection
http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/crop.pl?89
Contains characteristic/evaluation data on corn (Zea) accessions as proposed by the Maize Crop Germplasm Committee (CGC).

Education & Extension

The Maize Page
http://corn2.agron.iastate.edu/
The Maize Page is a wonderful collection of maize resources for students, producers, and researchers.

Corn in the Classroom
http://www.mocorn.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=37&Itemid=74
This page provides a number of corn-related resources and educational tools for teachers and students.

University of Missouri Corn Extension
http://plantsci.missouri.edu/cornx/
This site provides a lot of detail about the state and progress of Missouri's corn crop.

KingCorn: The Corn Growers Guidebook
http://www.kingcorn.org/
This is a detailed resource detailing the methods for the growing of corn in the United States.

Maize Link Compendiums

Maize Genetics Cooperation Sites of Interest
http://maizecoop.cropsci.uiuc.edu/wwwlist.php
This is a list of maize resources assembled by the staff at the Maize Genetics Cooperation Stock Center.

SINGER Network for Genetic Resources
http://singer.cgiar.org/
The System-wide Information Network for Genetic Resources (SINGER) is the genetic resources information exchange network of CGIAR.


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