Spacing sugar beets for maximum production
AuthorsF. J. Hills
G. F. Worker
Hilgardia 28(2):14-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v028n02p14. February 1974.
Tests indicate that maximum sugar production requires spacing beets no closer than 5 inches, in rows spaced 30 inches apart, or no closer than 7 inches in rows 14-26 inches apart (14 inches between rows on the bed and 26 inches between rows of adjacent beds), and that rows spaced 10-20 inches produced no more sugar than the 14-26-inch rows.
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