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  1. Vol. 66 No. 1, p. 117-118
     
    Received: Apr 27, 1973
    Published: Jan, 1974


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doi:10.2134/agronj1974.00021962006600010035x

Effect of Planted Seed Size on Emergence and Yield of Soybeans (Glycine Max (L.) Merr.)1

  1. D. R. Johnson and
  2. V. D. Luedders2

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The effect of planted seed size on emergence and yield was evaluated in the field with four soybean (Gly-cine max (L.) Merr.) cultivars (‘Amsoy 71’, ‘Beeson,’ ‘Calland,’ and ‘Clark 63’) in 1971 and 1972. Seed from each cultivar was divided into three sizes. These plus a mixture of all three seed sizes were tested. Seed sizes varied from 130 to 250 mg/seed and had no effect on emergence or yield. These was a significant difference among cultivars in emergence and yield, but the seed size by cultivar interaction was nonsignificant.

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