Corn was one of many brilliant domestications performed in Mesoamerican culture, with roots tracing back to ancient Peru and Mexico. Brilliant indigenous peoples took corn from a grass with a tiny and basically useless seed to a majestic crop yielding big, juicy cobs that are grown, eaten, and used all over the world today.  See full article.

  Corn was one of many brilliant domestications performed in Mesoamerican culture, with roots tracing back to ancient Peru and Mexico. Brilliant indigenous peoples took corn from a grass with a tiny and basically useless seed to a majestic crop yielding big, juicy cobs that are grown, eaten, and used all over the world today.  See full article.