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Effects of Population Levels on Yield and Maturity of Maize Hybrids Grown on the Northern Great Plains1


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  1. Vol. 55 No. 6, p. 551-555
    Received: Apr 25, 1963

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  1. Darrold E. Termunde,
  2. D. B. Shank and
  3. V. A. Dirks2



Plant production reached a maximum at 12,000 to 16,000 plants per acre in eastern South Dakota. Grain production reached a maximum at the same level and fell off drastically if population levels exceeded this optimum. Under conditions of drouth, maximum yields may be associated with very low population levels.

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