You are not currently logged in.
Access JSTOR through your library or other institution:
If You Use a Screen ReaderThis content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Influence of Weed Density and Distribution on Corn (Zea mays) Yield
Mark J. Vangessel, Edward E. Schweizer, Karen A. Garrett and Philip Westra
Vol. 43, No. 2 (Apr. - Jun., 1995), pp. 215-218
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4045486
Page Count: 4
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Preview not available
The impact of weed density and weed distribution on irrigated corn yield was investigated in Colorado. Weed densities examined were 0, 33, 50, or 100% of the indigenous weed population. A series of weed distribution treatments were achieved by varying the length of the weed-free and weedy zones within the corn row while maintaining a constant weed population of 33 or 50% of the indigenous weed level. Grain yield was affected by weed density, but not by weed distribution. Each additional weed reduced corn yield 8.5 and 2.3 kg ha⁻¹ in 1991 and 1992, respectively. When corn yields were estimated with a computer weed/corn management model, weed densities 5 to 8 wk after planting provided a better yield reduction estimate than weed densities immediately before harvest.
Weed Science © 1995 Weed Science Society of America