Irrigation and Nitrogen Effects on Sweet Corn Row Numbers at Various Growth Stages

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Science  30 Mar 1962:
Vol. 135, Issue 3509, pp. 1135-1136
DOI: 10.1126/science.135.3509.1135-a


Kernel rows per ear of a hybrid of Zea mays L. were found to be affected by environmental conditions during the first 7 weeks after planting. Increased row numbers were evident on harvested ears if as little as 25 pounds per acre of nitrogen fertilizer was added at planting.