home    about    browse    search    latest    help 
Login | Create Account

Ridge planting of maize shows promising yield increase

Henriksen, Christian Bugge; Rasmussen, Jesper; Jørgensen, Martin Heide and Thomsen, Henning Carlo (2005) Ridge planting of maize shows promising yield increase. DARCOFenews.

[img] PDF
Limited to [Depositor and staff only]

187Kb

Online at: http://www.darcof.dk/enews/mar05/maize.html

Summary

Ridge planting of maize dramatically increased yield on both sand and sandy loam in 2003-2004. The yield increase was up to 60%. Ridge planting also shows promising results in protein crops such as faba bean and soybean and is currently being tested in winter rape.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:ridge planting, ridge till, ridge tillage, ridge culture, corn, maize (Zea mays), row crops, soil temperature, soil moisture, plant nutrients
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Pasture and forage crops
Farming Systems
Crop husbandry > Soil tillage
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > I. 6 (CARMINA) Cultivation in ridges and mixed cropping
Deposited By: Henriksen, Christian Bugge
ID Code:4599
Deposited On:23 Mar 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

Repository Staff Only: item control page