Hybrid Performance in High pH Soil

Hybrid Performance in High pH Soil

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Situation:

Growers can use their TerrAvion imagery to identify soil zones and to monitory variety performance in different soil types. In this example, the grower used imagery to determine whether a leading variety (planted above the white line) performed better in zones of high pH soil. The July 25 imagery shows that the top hybrid seems to be growing more vigorously in the high pH soil. The September 12 imagery shows that both hybrids seem to be growing evenly throughout most of the field but the hybrid in the top of the field is clearly outperforming in the high pH soil.

Action:

Use TerrAvion aerial imagery to evaluate seed variety and chemical performance. Remove the guesswork surrounding whether a particular variety outperformed another or a chemical application actually worked by monitoring the crop performance during the growing season.