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Effect of Stand on the Performance of a Prolific and a Nonprolific Double-Cross Corn (Zea mays L.) Hybrid1


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  1. Vol. 57 No. 4, p. 329-331
    Received: Oct 19, 1964

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  1. J. W. Crews and
  2. A. A. Fleming2



Yields of ‘Pfister 653W’ (2-eared) and ‘Tenn. 90’ (1-eared) hybrids were significantly,lower the 73% stand level than the 100% check. The yields at this level were 85 and 86% of the full-stand checks. With a significant increase in ear size, plants of the 2-eared hybrid had a greater increase in yield than plants of the 1-eared hybrid as space per plant increased.

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