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Yield and Quality of Two Maize Hybrids as Affected by Different Planting Patterns



Khalid Iqbal , Tariq Mahmood and Muhammad Usman
 
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The experiment was laid out in randomized complete block design with factorial arrangement and three replications to evaluate the effect of different planting patterns viz. 60-cm spaced single rows, 70-cm spaced single rows, 30/90 cm spaced double row and 35/105-cm spaced double rows on yield and quality of tow maize hybrids viz. `Highcorn 11` and `Cargil 777`. Max-1000 grain weight (438.47 g), grain yield (9.6 t/ha), and stover yield (15.85 t/ha) was recorded when Highcorn 1 1 was sown at 60 cm spaced single rows. While maximum no of grains/cob (372.45) was recorded from `Cargil 777` sown at 30/90 cm apart double row.

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Khalid Iqbal , Tariq Mahmood and Muhammad Usman , 2001. Yield and Quality of Two Maize Hybrids as Affected by Different Planting Patterns. Journal of Biological Sciences, 1: 249-250.

DOI: 10.3923/jbs.2001.249.250

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jbs.2001.249.250

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