Deep in the DNA of a corn seed lies a genetic predisposition to thrive in tropical temperatures. However, soil temperatures at planting are more likely to be at 50–55 degrees F.
A search for the ideal plant population led DuPont Pioneer researchers to focus on ears grown per acre to help corn growers achieve maximum yield.
Corn rootworm resistance to Bt corn is a significant concern for corn producers and will have a large impact on corn production in the coming years, a South Dakota State University Extension entomologist says.
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