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What is Indian corn?

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Indian corn is edible. It is picked when immature and should be prepared like sweet corn. However, it will be very starchy. As the corn matures, it becomes slightly sweeter. Mature corn is hard and can be used as corn meal if ground.

PREPARED BY: Angela M. Fraser, Ph.D., Associate Professor/Food Safety Specialist, and Carolyn J. Lackey, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., Professor/Food and Nutrition Specialist, North Carolina State University (August 2004)

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