Ask a Question forum: Dried corn kernels have white inside?

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Name: Keith
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keithp2012
Nov 22, 2016 2:56 PM CST
Is this starch or the embryo inside?
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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Nov 22, 2016 3:21 PM CST
I would expect most of the kernel to be starch with the potential embryo underneath. Is that the question?
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Name: Keith
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keithp2012
Nov 22, 2016 3:25 PM CST
porkpal said:I would expect most of the kernel to be starch with the potential embryo underneath. Is that the question?


Yes, some corn seed barely have the white on top, this one I grew on my own and I guess it's high in starch?

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