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December 2014, Volume 1, 2, pp 26-38

Effect of Sowing Date on Maize Seed Yield and Quality: A Review

V. Sandeep Varma


K. Kanaka Durga


P. Neelima

V. Sandeep Varma 1 ,

K. Kanaka Durga 1 P. Neelima 1 
  1. Seed Research and Technology Center, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India 1

Pages: 26-38

DOI: 10.18488/journal.69/2014.1.2/

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Various maize researchers have been conducting experiments to know the effect of sowing date on maize seed yield and quality, which explored a vast variation in the results. In some countries, early sowing of maize gave good yields besides quality seed and at the same time, in some countries late sowing yielded better and posses’ high quality seed. Despite of all these differences in sowing period, many scientists and farmers opined that early and mid early sowings in India resulted good yields and high quality seed.
Contribution/ Originality
This study is one of very few studies which have investigated on effect of sowing date on various aspects of maize mainly used in the context of climate change, which is a most important factor in global issues.



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