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IMSA Fusion

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Description

Objectives:

  • Identify multiple row spacing models used by soybean farmers and determine how these planting arrangements impact crop yield.
  • Explore how row spacing influences the amount of access that a plant has to the natural resources it needs to grow.
  • Recommend a row spacing model that considers overall yield, economic efficiency, and potential environmental threats for a hypothetical farmer.

Publication Date

2019

Keywords

Agricultural Education, Urban Gardening, Middle School STEM, Crop Yield, Plant Growth, Natural Resources, Mathematical Modeling, Agronomic STEM, Climate, Weather

Disciplines

Agricultural Education | Food Science

Row Spacing Models

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