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Table 2 Effect of different interrow space between corn & soybean on growth performance of forage

From: Evaluating different interrow distance between corn and soybean for optimum growth, production and nutritive value of intercropped forages

Parameters (Mean ± SE) 0 cm Corn sole (Positive control) 0 cm distance Corn soybean (Control) 5 cm distance Corn soybean 10 cm distance Corn soybean
Corn stalk height (cm) 250.4 ± 4.8 244.2 ± 6.4 260.8 ± 4.8 248.3 ± 13.5
Corn ear height (cm) 75.5 ± 4.2 66.8 ± 3.6 74.2 ± 1.2 74.2 ± 5.3
Soybean height (cm) 46.2 ± 6.1 52.5 ± 7.7 45.4 ± 2.1
Corn stalk number (No.) 27.0 ± 2.5 27.6 ± 1.4 27.5 ± 1.5 28.0 ± 0.5
Corn ear number (No.) 26.6 ± 1.3 26.0 ± 0.5 26.0 ± 2.0 26.0 ± 1.5
Soybean number (No.) 49.3 ± 4.2 33.5 ± 2.5 46.0 ± 7.0
Coupling (No.) 18.0 ± 1.5 16.5 ± 2.5 15.3 ± 0.6
  1. Variables having no superscripts in the same row are not different (P > 0.05), SE Standard error