Row Width and Plant Density Effects on Corn Yield in Iowa

dc.contributor.author Farnham, Dale
dc.contributor.author Myli, Jason
dc.contributor.author Haden, David
dc.date 2018-02-13T10:29:37.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T03:45:54Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T03:45:54Z
dc.date.copyright Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2001
dc.date.embargo 2013-05-06
dc.date.issued 2001-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>During the late 90s, research in the northern Corn Belt comparing 15- and 30-inch row corn illustrated yield benefits to narrow rows. In addition, many Iowa producers found soybean yields were optimized when soybean row widths were decreased below 30-inches. As a result, Iowa producers questioned whether benefits to narrow row corn (< 30 inches) existed in Iowa. To answer these questions, research was conducted to evaluate the effect of row spacing and related planting decisions on the yield of modern high-yielding corn hybrids. During the 1997, 1998, and 1999 growing seasons, the effects of row width and harvest plant density were evaluated. The objective of the study was to identify the optimum plant density for corn planted in 15-inch rows compared with 30- inch rows. In addition to this site, this study was conducted on five other university research farms.</p>
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dc.identifier.articleid 2759
dc.identifier.contextkey 4109062
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dc.identifier.submissionpath farms_reports/1762
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/35582
dc.language.iso en
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dc.subject.disciplines Agricultural Science
dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Agronomy and Crop Sciences
dc.subject.keywords Agronomy
dc.title Row Width and Plant Density Effects on Corn Yield in Iowa
dc.type article
dc.type.genre northwest_and_allee_research_and_demonstration_farm
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