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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Effect of Root Zone Temperature at Various Stages of the Growing Period on the Growth of Corn1


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  1. Vol. 56 No. 2, p. 143-145
    Received: June 14, 1963

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  1. H. A. Knoll,
  2. D. J. Lathwell and
  3. N. C. Brady2



Root zone temperature of 15° C. for 15 days adversely affected dry matter production compared to a constant temperature of 20° C., while root zone temperature of 25° C. for 12 days stimulated dry matter production compared to 20° C. It was not possible, however, to show that there was a specific period at which root zone temperature was most critical in the early growth of corn.

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