My Account: Log In | Join | Renew
Search
Author
Title
Vol.
Issue
Year
1st Page

Abstract

 

This article in AJ

  1. Vol. 62 No. 6, p. 795-797
     
    Published: Nov, 1970


 View
 Download
 Alerts
 Permissions
 Share

doi:10.2134/agronj1970.00021962006200060034x

Effects of Row Spacing on Evapotranspiration and Yields of Corn in a Semiarid Environment1

  1. Merle L. Fairbourn,
  2. W. D. Kemper and
  3. H. R. Gardner2

Abstract

Abstract

A study was made in 1967 and 1968 on a Nunn clay loam soil to determine the effects of row spacing on evapotranspiration (ET) and yields of corn (Zea mays L.) in a semiarid environment. Double rows 0.3 m apart flanked on each side by spaces 1.8 m wide as used in the microwatershed system were compared with single rows in spacings of 0.9, 1.2, and 1.8 m. ET and yields of the double rows and the single rows of 0.9 and 1.2 m spacings were very similar. These results indicate an important degree of freedom is allowed in planning management systems such as microwatersheds to increase water use efficiency.

  Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.

Copyright © .