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  1. Vol. 55 No. 5, p. 478-480
     
    Received: Feb 23, 1963


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doi:10.2134/agronj1963.00021962005500050021x

Investigations of High-Population Corn for Forage and Green Manure1

  1. M. N. Mishra,
  2. J. W. Pendleton,
  3. D. L. Mulvaney and
  4. P. E. Johnson2

Synopsis

Synopsis

Two crops a year or a single crop of highpopulation corn (200,000 plants per acre) provided more pounds of dry forage and protein than conventional population corn, but had poor silage characteristics. High population corn crops incorporated in the soil as green manure afforded high yields of corn grain the succeeding two years, but did not surpass the conventional practice of interseeding spring oats with a legume.

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