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Maize

IMPORTANT POINTS
  • Scientific name - Zea mays

  • Belongs to Poaceae family of Monocots

  • Produces unisexual flowers borne on the same plant i.e. Monoecious plant with unisexual flowers.

  • Cannot perform self-pollination due to absence of bisexual flowers.

  • Each Maize grain represents a special type of fruit in which the fruit wall (Pericarp) is fused with the seed coat. This type of fruit is called Caryopsis.


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