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Breeding for Increased Sweetness in Sweet Corn

  title={Breeding for Increased Sweetness in Sweet Corn},
  author={Kamol Lertrat and Taweesak Pulam},
Sweetness, a creamy texture and aroma, along with desirable kernel color, good germination, and high yield, are the important traits for sweet corn. Various recessive mutants in corn expressed in the endosperm e.g. sugary1 (su1), sugary enhancer (se), shrunken2 (sh2), brittle1 (bt) etc., which improve quality traits such as sweetness, flavor and nutritive value have been used either singly or in combination for developing new commercial hybrids. In single mutant varieties, at harvest (20 days… 
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