a journal devoted to maize and allied species


is dedicated to publishing high-quality original research, review articles (technical and non), short communications, and case studies in the field of genetics, genomics, molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physiology, breeding, and agronomy of maize and related species.

Latest Pubblications

A survey on pest insects of fiber and grain sorghum in northern Italy
Giuseppe Camerini1*, Riccardo Groppali1, Lidia Limonta2,Stefano Maini3
1Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e dell’Ambiente, Università di Pavia, Via S Epifanio 14, 27100, Pavia, Italy
2Dipartimento di Scienze per gli Alimenti, la Nutrizione e l’Ambiente, Via Celoria 2, 20133 Milano, Italy
3Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Viale Fanin 42, 40127, Bologna, Italy
*Corresponding author: E-mail:
Maydica 59.3 pp243-249
Over-expression of glutamine synthetase genes Gln1-3/Gln1-4 improved nitrogen assimilation and maize yields
ChunMei He1, ChunXiao Liu1, Qiang Liu1, XinXue Gao1, Ning Li2, JuRen Zhang1,2, LiMing Wang1*, TieShan Liu1*
1Maize Institute, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, National Maize Improvement Sub-Center, Jinan 250100, PR China
2School of Life Science, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, PR China
*Corresponding author: E-mail:;
Maydica 59.3 pp250-256
Quality protein introduced into waxy maize landraces of ethnic minorities
Peter Stamp1*, Wen Renlai2, Ham Le-Huy3, Choosak Jompuk4, Sansern Jampatong5
1Institute of Agricultural Sciences, ETH Zurich, Universitaetstrasse 2, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
2Guangxi Maize Research Institute, Mingyang, 530227 Nanning, Guangxi, PR China
3Agricultural Genetics Institute, VAAS, Pham Van Dong Street, 9 Hanoi, Vietnam
4Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture at Kamphaeng Saen, Kasetsart University, Nakhonpathom
5National Corn and Sorghum Research Center, Suwan Farm, Pakchong, Nakhon Ratchasima 30320, Thailand
*Corresponding author: E-mail:
Maydica 59.3 pp257-260