Biology of Corn

We will introduce several branches of plant biology in this series of three videos, including botany, plant physiology, and taxonomy. We illustrate the parts of a corn plant and detail their functions. The description of the essential processes that fuel plant growth leads to an explanation of the developmental stages of corn. Topics include vegetative growth, the transition to reproductive growth, pollination/fertilization, and the stages of grain development.

Biology of Corn 1 covers the parts of the corn plant and their functions.

Biology of Corn 2 covers growth and development of corn.

Biology of Corn 3 covers corn taxonomy and classification.