Where and when was maize domesticated?



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    Maize was domesticated by indigenous people in Mesoamerica sometime between 7500 and 12000 years ago. The exact origination spot is unclear, but appears to be somewhere in Mexico.

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    According to archaeological findings, the earliest domesticated maize cobs were found in Guerrero, Mexico between about 4280-4210 BCE. Maize was derived from the plant teosinte in Central America as early as 9,000 years ago according to the link posted below..

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