corn hybirds, corn variety trails, corn performance tests
In 1948, as in previous years, the Agronomy Department of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station conducted corn yield trials on commercial hybrid s and varieties. The purpose of these trials was to make available impartial information on the relative performance of the entries when they were grown at selected places in the state. Eleven tests were conducted, with at least one trial being located in each of the eight agricultural areas into which the state has been divided. In all, I06 hybrid s and 13 open-pollinated varieties were tested. An attempt was mad e to include only the more popular hybrids and varieties in each area
South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, Agricultural Experiment Station
Shank, D. B., "1948 Corn Performance Tests, South Dakota" (1949). Agricultural Experiment Station Circulars. 73.