Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/210251
Title:
Plant Population Evaluation for Upland Cotton
Author:
Norton, E. R.; Silvertooth, J. C.; Stedman, S. W.
Issue Date:
Mar-1995
Publisher:
College of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Journal:
Cotton: A College of Agriculture Report
Abstract:
Plant population management is an important aspect of cotton production. Recommendations for optimum plant densities range from 25,000 - 45,000 plants per acre (ppa). A study was conducted in Pinal county in 1994 to evaluate the recommendations already given. Plant densities for this study ranged from approximately 18,000 - 65,000. Yields increased with populations of 18,000, 28,000, and 39,000 ppa. For populations of 43,000 and 65,000 ppa a corresponding decrease in yield from 39,000 ppa was observed. This study serves to reconfirm the recommendations for optimum plant densities.
Keywords:
Agriculture -- Arizona; Cotton -- Arizona; Cotton -- Crop management
Series/Report no.:
370099; Series P-99

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.titlePlant Population Evaluation for Upland Cottonen_US
dc.contributor.authorNorton, E. R.en_US
dc.contributor.authorSilvertooth, J. C.en_US
dc.contributor.authorStedman, S. W.en_US
dc.date.issued1995-03-
dc.publisherCollege of Agriculture, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)en_US
dc.identifier.journalCotton: A College of Agriculture Reporten_US
dc.description.abstractPlant population management is an important aspect of cotton production. Recommendations for optimum plant densities range from 25,000 - 45,000 plants per acre (ppa). A study was conducted in Pinal county in 1994 to evaluate the recommendations already given. Plant densities for this study ranged from approximately 18,000 - 65,000. Yields increased with populations of 18,000, 28,000, and 39,000 ppa. For populations of 43,000 and 65,000 ppa a corresponding decrease in yield from 39,000 ppa was observed. This study serves to reconfirm the recommendations for optimum plant densities.en_US
dc.subjectAgriculture -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectCotton -- Arizonaen_US
dc.subjectCotton -- Crop managementen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/210251-
dc.relation.ispartofseries370099en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSeries P-99en_US
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