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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BIOLOGICALLY AND ECOLOGICALLY BASED KNOWLEDGE FOR INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Location: Global Change and Photosynthesis Research Unit

Title: 2006 Update of Weed Ecology and Management Research in Sweet Corn

Author
item Williams, Martin

Submitted to: Experiment Station Bulletins
Publication Type: Experiment Station
Publication Acceptance Date: December 5, 2006
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: This report summarizes the results of studies concerning weed ecology and management in sweet corn, including 1) the critical period of weed control and the effect of planting date on the critical period, 2) the influence of giant ragweed interference on sweet corn yield loss and ear traits, 3) how sweet corn canopy variation influences the ability of the crop to endure competitive stress and the ability of the crop to suppress the weed, and 4) results from weed surveys of 144 production fields in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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