Photo: Neil Palmer (CIAT)
QPM packs a serious protein punch. This newly developed hybrid provides ample nutrition, but it will also hold up in the handling process.
In the past, corn that was high in protein tended to have soft kernels. This was undesirable for farmers, because the corn was not durable enough to withstand harvesting, storing, and transportation.
Finding the perfect combination of tasty and tough took decades of scientific work!