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Native to the New. World, corn has long been a staple food in the Americas-its the only native American cereal grain -originated in Mexico or Central America, archeological evidence as far back as 7,000 years ago
Important role in Mayan, Aztec, and Incan cultures-used for religious ceremonies, as currency, fuel, construction material, jewelry, food
Columbus brought back reports of it to the Spain, but Hernan Cortes is credited with actually bringing corn back to Europe; the Portuguese brought it to Africa in early 16th century
Every part of the plant can be used -the husks for tamales, the silk for medicinal tea, the kernels for food, and the stalks for livestock feed.
Also serves as the foundation of many byproducts including bourbon, corn flour, cornmeal, corn oil, cornstarch, corn syrup, etc.

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