Toluca8786 was the most popular maize accession chosen by farmers at the recent CIMMYT field day. It is an open-pollinated variety, still showing diversity in grain color. (photo from Denise Costich, CIMMYT)

Panzea was funded by the National Science Foundation, Plant Genome Research Project, award #1238014: “The Biology of Rare Alleles in Maize and Its Wild Relatives”; the research groups on this project were also supported by the USDA-ARS, their home institutions, and/or various other sources of funding.