Common Terms

Traits

Bt Corn Borer = Any hybrid containing the Yield Guard Corn Borer TM , Yield Guard Plus TM , Yield Guard VT , Herculex I TM trait, or Herculex Xtra TM trait
Bt Rootworm = Any hybrid containing the Yield Guard Rootworm TM , Yield Guard Plus TM , Yield Guard VT , or Herculex Xtra TM trait
Liberty Link = Any hybrid containing the Liberty Link TM trait
Clearfield = Any hybrid containing the Clearfield TM trait
RoundUp Ready = Any hybrid/variety containing the RoundUp Ready TM trait
No GMO Traits = Contains no genetically modified organism traits

Plot Format

Locations

  • Northern Zone
    • Eight Corn Plot Locations (4 Ohio, 4 Indiana) – 24 Replications
    • Six Soybean Plot Locations (3 Ohio, 3 Indiana) - 18 Replications
    • Seneca, Williams, Auglaize, Sandusky, and Wayne Counties in Ohio
    • Allen, Wells, Wabash, and Jasper Counties in Indiana
  • Central Zone
    • Eight Corn Plot Locations (4 Ohio, 4 Indiana) – 24 Replications
    • Six Soybean Plot Locations (3 Ohio, 3 Indiana) - 18 Replications
    • Miami, Union, Champaign, Miami, and Clarke Counties in Ohio
    • Henry, Clay, Tipton, and Montgomery Counties in Indiana
  • Southern Zone
    • Eight Corn Plot Locations (4 Ohio, 4 Indiana) – 24 Replications
    • Six Soybean Plot Locations (3 Ohio, 3 Indiana) - 18 Replications
    • Preble, Fayette, Ross, and Clinton Counties in Ohio
    • Knox, Scott, Decatur, Henderson Counties in Indiana

Plot Format

  • Randomized Complete Block Design
  • Corn – 2 Rows, 30" Width, 20' Row Length
  • Soybeans – 2 Rows, 30" Width, 20' Row Length
  • Three Replications per Plot
  • Corn Starting Population – 31,000
  • Soybean Starting Population – 150,000

Measurements

  • Yield
  • Moisture
  • Lodging
  • Statistical Analysis – CV, LSD 0.10 (Corn), LSD 0.10 (Soybeans)