TY - CHAP A1 - Elpiniki Skoufogianni A2 - Alexandra Solomou A3 - Georgios Charvalas A4 - Nicholaos Danalatos ED1 - Akbar Hossain Y1 - 2019-12-11 PY - 2019 T1 - Maize as Energy Crop N2 - Maize is a staple cereal after wheat and rice. It is an important source of carbohydrate, protein, iron, vitamin B and minerals for many poor people in the world. In developing countries maize is a major source of income in resource-poor farmers. As maize is used both as silage and as crop residue and the grains of maize are usually used for food, starch and oil extraction industrially, the demand for maize is rising day by day. Therefore, it is imperative for improvement of maize to meet the increasing demand. This book entitled "Maize - Production and Use" highlights the importance of maize and the improved management approaches for improving the productivity of maize in the era of changing climate. BT - Maize SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.88969 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.88969 SN - 978-1-83880-262-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-25 ER -