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How to Estimate Plant Populations Per Acre

By Dr. Harold Willis

An accurate estimate of plant population per acre can be obtained by counting the number of stalks in a length of row equal to 1/1000 of an acre. Make at least three counts in separate parts of the cornfield, figure the average of these samples, and then multiple this number times one thousand.

How to estimate plant populations per acre.

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