Influence of Moisture, Plant Population, and Nitrogen on Dryland Corn in the Northern Plains1
- J. Alessi and
- J. F. Power2
The effects of total available soil moisture, plant population, and N fertilization upon dryland corn production were studied at 2 locations, over a 6-year period. Forage and grain yields were highly correlated with total available moisture (soil moisture at planting plus precipitation). Optimum population at each location was 10,000 plants per acre. Applications of N were of little benefit.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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