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Table 3 Effect of different interrow space between corn & soybean on dry matter yield 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 distance Corn sole (Positive control) 0 cm distance Corn & soybean (Control) 5 cm interrow distance Corn & soybean 10 cm interrow distance Corn & soybean
Corn stalk DMY (ton/ha) 5.9 ± 0.4a 5.1 ± 0.4a 6.3 ± 0.6a 5.5 ± 0.5a
Corn ear DMY (ton/ha) 6.6 ± 0.5a 4.8 ± 0.6b 7.2 ± 0.03a 6.7 ± 0.4a
Soybean DMY (ton/ha) 0.8 ± 0.1a 0.7 ± 0.3a 0.9 ± 0.2a
Total DMY (ton/ha) 12.5 ± 0.9ab 10.7 ± 0.7b 14.2 ± 0.3a 13.1 ± 1.03ab
  1. a, bVariables having varying superscript in the same row are different (P < 0.05), SE Standard error, DMY Dry matter yield