Acaba, Zenita M
The versatility of corn (zea mays) as a crop makes it important in
the Philippines. The major uses of corn are as human staple food and as
an input to the livestock, poultry and food manufacturing industries.
Corn growing is common to all regions. In 1985, the highest production
came from Mindanao, particularly Southern and Central Mindanao.
Until about 1960-61, the Philippines was self-sufficient in corn,
but in 1962 the country started to import, as a result of corn supply
deficits, to...[Show more]
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