Light, Soil Temperature, Soil Moisture and Alfalfa-Red Clover Distribution Between Corn Rows of Various Spacings and Row Directions1
- W. E. Larson and
- W. O. Willis2
Alfalfa-red clover stands and growth frequently were poorer in a band at the south side of 80-inch spaced east-west planted corn rows than in the remainder of the interspace between the rows. Stands between north-south corn rows were usually more uniform. The band of poor stand on the south side of east-west rows coincided with a band of soil receiving near full sunlight throughout the day. This resulted in higher soil temperature and frequently lower soil moisture.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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