Uneven Emergence in Corn

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North Central Regional Publication
Originally published by the University of Wisconsin, this publication has been adapted for regional distribution

How much does uneven emergence in corn cost in terms of yield and how can it be prevented? This publication provides the results from a study on uneven emergence in corn, as well as recommendations for tilling an uneven stand and how to prevent the problem initially. Color photos help readers picture the spread that can occur and decide whether the plants should be protected.


  • Dry soil
  • Uneven soil temperature
  • Uneven germination


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