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Forms of maize used as food Flour corn Pop corn Dent corn Corn grown for corn flour a type of corn that expands from the kernel and puffs up when heated High starch, low sugar can be used as a vegetable, kernel has a “dent” in it
Forms of Maize Sweet corn Pod corn High sugar, eaten as a vegetable each individual kernel enclosed in a husk
Forms of Maize Flint corn amylomaize Known as Indian corn. Very tough kernels Used to make biodegradable plastics that are edible. First foods in space were covered with this
Corn is able to pop because its kernels have a hard moisture-sealed hull and a dense starchy interior. Pressure builds inside the kernel, and a small explosion (or "pop") is the end result. Some strains of corn are now cultivated specifically as popping corns.