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  • Management zone maps of little use to corn growers, study finds

    Portrait of Nicolas Martin standing in front of the Morrow Plots cornfield on the U. of I. campus

    Corn crop responses to the same seed or fertilizer inputs vary from year to year, says U. of I. crop sciences professor Nicolas Martin, pictured, who conducted a study testing the reliability of management zone mapping with former postdoctoral researcher Carlos Agustin Alesso.

    Photo by Michelle Hassel


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  • Editor’s notes:   

    To reach Nicolas Martin, email
    To reach Carlos Agustin Alesso, email
    The paper “Spatial and temporal variability of corn response to nitrogen and seed rates” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: 10.1002/agj2.21471