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Effect of Variable Row Spacings and Plant Populations on Peas Grown for Processing and on the Subsequent Crop of Alfalfa1


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  1. Vol. 50 No. 10, p. 577-580
    Received: Jan 30, 1958

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  1. M. T. Vittum,
  2. D. J. Lathwell,
  3. N. H. Peck and
  4. C. B. Sayre2



Over the 3-year period, 1952 to 1954, yields of canning peas increased as plants per acre increased, while yield per plant decreased. This response was almost completely independent of both row spacing and spacing within the row. Yields of alfalfa hay were relatively unaffected by stand density and method of seeding a companion crop of peas.

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