Maize is an yearly cereal crop, belonging to the grass family of 'Gramineae'. Maize or corn is a wealthy resource of carbohydrates, Vitamin B, proteins and minerals. India yearly exports in and around 0.5 million tons to 1.0 million tons of corn mostly to south-east Asian nations. Maize has become a primary food item in many parts around the globe, with total manufacture exceptional that of wheat or rice. However not all of this corns were consumed directly by humans. Some of the maize cultivation is used for corn ethanol, animal feed and other corn products. The six major types of corn are dent corn, flint corn, pod corn, popcorn, flour corn, and sweet corn.
Corn is largely cultivated throughout the world, and a greater weight of maize is manufactured each year than any other grain. In 2014, total world cultivation was 1.04 billion tons, led by the US with 35% of the total. China manufactured 21% of the world total. Maize is a leafy stem whose kernels has seeds inside. its seeds were enclosed inside a shell. It is used as a food staple by huge number people in Mexico, Central and South America & parts of Africa. In Europe and the rest of North America, corn is grown mostly for use as animal feed.