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  1. Vol. 56 No. 3, p. 307-308
    Received: June 14, 1963

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Effect of Seeding Rate and Row Width on Yield and on Components of Yield in Winter Barley1

  1. G. K. Middleton,
  2. T. T. Hebert and
  3. C. F. Murphy2



When planted under near optimum conditions at rates varying from 3 pecks to 6 bushels per acre, 3 varieties of barley showed no significant difference in yield. Decreasing the seeding rate decreased the number of fertile heads per unit area but increased the number of seed per head. The influence on weight of individual seed and weight per bushel were less marked.

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