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  • This agronomic photo shows corn fibrous, modified, and penetrating roots.

    Match Roots, Seeds and Soils to Increase Corn Yield

    What’s going on beneath the soil often dictates how a crop looks above ground. In corn fields, that translates directly to root quality. When a hybrid’s root type is paired properly with soil type, the two agronomic characteristics team up to help maximize yields. Although corn roots typically grow 2 feet to 7 feet deep – generally however deep it takes to find moisture – roots are traditionally characterized into 1 of 3 classes, one…

This agronomic photo shows young waterhemp.
This agronomic photo shows corn infected by gray leaf spot.
This agronomic image shoes phytophthora root rot.
This agronomic photo shows the weed palmer amaranth.
This agronomic photo shows horseweed (marestail).