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Genetic Mutant Corn?

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I bought 10 ears of corn and all were butter cream yellow except for this one. What would make it this color right out of the husk?

 
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  1. Different variety seed, looks like silver queen to me, though it might be crossed. My understanding is this sort of thing happens, since it's a pollinated plant. It's challenging to keep the seed pure.

    1. It could also be an off-type; a genetic variant present in the genome of the particular variety but expressed in a few individuals.