TITLE

AgriLife Research to decrease corn irrigation

AUTHOR(S)
Ledbetter, Kay
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;9/16/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a research conducted by Texas AgriLife Research corn breeder Wenwei Xu on reducing corn irrigation in the region. He states that they are developing a new corn germplasm through exotic materials special from tropical corn. It mentions that irrigation water management is a key part of his breeding tests. An overview on searching for the best combination which involves the selection of hybrids and plant population and irrigation scheduling is presented.
ACCESSION #
53859925

 

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