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
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, 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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