Harvest Index in Maize Landraces

Deborah A Muenchrath mnchrath at iastate.edu
Wed Feb 25 09:24:17 EST 1998


One study had a density of 40,000 plants/ha; the other at about 60,000
plants/ha.
The traditional ag systems in the region plant roughly 4 to 8 plants/m2,
with several kernels planted in single hole, commonly at planting depths of
12 to 15 cm (some plant even deeper!).
Deb

>
Deb, glad to hear of your data.  I'm interested, at what density were those
>southwestern OPVs grown?  I would suppose it was about the density they like,
>but I don't know what that would be.
>
>Don Duvick








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