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  • Physiology and Modeling Kernel Set in Maize

    Physiology and Modeling Kernel Set in Maize

    Kernel number per plant is the yield component primarily responsible for variation in maize grain yield across environments. The authors highlight recent discoveries regarding the roles of carbohydrate, nitrogen, and phyto-hormone metabolism in controlling kernel formation. It also establishes new and fundamental relationships between canopy development, light interception, ear development and kernel set, and the use of these relationships to ...

  • Stubble Over the Soil: The Vital Role of Plant Residue in Soil Management to Improve Soil Quality

    Stubble Over the Soil: The Vital Role of Plant Residue in Soil Management to Improve Soil Quality

    An in-depth look at no-till applications through the eyes of Chilean farmer, Carlos Crovetto. Mr. Crovetto was able to renovate his soils and obtain high wheat and corn yields using no-till and adequate fertilizers. The soil not only recuperated, but became far more productive than the original soil. This book combines a thorough treatment of the science of soil management with many personal experiences. An enjoyable read or great for the ...

  • Corn Silage Production, Management, and Feeding

    Corn Silage Production, Management, and Feeding

    Designed especially for growers and extension agents, this four-color guide focuses on three main areas-production, harvest and storage, and feeding silage. The purpose of this publication is to provide the most recent information on cost effective, safe, and environmentally sound ways to produce and use high quality corn silage.

  • Corn and Corn Improvement, Third Edition

    Corn and Corn Improvement, Third Edition

    This publication includes chapters on cell tissue culture and in vivo manipulations and on molecular genetics of corn. The information relative to genetic control of important physiological processes is explored in a chapter on the use of physiological traits in corn improvement. Those chapters that are repeated from earlier editions have been extensively revised or completely rewritten. This edition provides an authoritative overview for ...