GrainGenes Environment Report: FARGO, ND in 1996 UMOPN
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|North Dakota State University
|Evaluators: M.S. McMullen|
|Row_Spacing: 12 inches|
|The previous crop on the plot area was corn. Planting was delayed by wet soil conditions and seedling emergence was not uniform. Unusually warm conditions beginning the second week of June hastened the development of early maturing lines resulting in relatively short plants with little tillering. Warm dry conditions persisted throughout the season. Genotypes that were later in maturity were had more vegetative development and tillering than early lines. Consequently, the 1996 Fargo environment favored late maturing lines. Diseases were not significant.