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Nielsen's CNN Articles - 2000

R.L. (Bob) Nielsen
Agronomy Dept., Purdue Univ.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054
Email address: rnielsen at
  1. Transgenic Crops in Indiana:Short-term issues for farmers
  2. Planter Maintenance: There's Still Time!
  3. Y2Dry? Should Indiana Farmers Plan for a 2000 Drought?
  4. Minimizing Pollen Drift & Commingling of GMO and non-GMO Corn Grain
  5. Recommendations for Producing Non-GMO Corn and Soybeans: A Plan for Year 2000 (Iowa State Univ.)
  6. Corn Planting Fever!
  7. Gird thyself for battle!
  8. Seeding Depth Decisions for Corn
  9. The Germination Process in Corn
  10. Photo Gallery: Visible Germination Events in Corn
  11. Requirements for Uniform Germination and Emergence of Corn
  12. The Emergence Process in Corn
  13. Photo Gallery: Coleoptile Appearance During Emergence
  14. Leaf Staging Methods for Corn
  15. Photo Gallery: Corn Leaf Staging Details
  16. Calculating Heat Units for Corn Phenology
  17. Predicting Corn Phenology for Phun and Profit
  18. The Root of the Matter
  19. Growing Points of Interest
  20. Photo Gallery: Growing Point Location in Corn at Different Growth Stages
  21. Spiraling Sub-Surface Seedlings
  22. Consistent Variability: An Oxymoron or a Requirement for Precision Farming?
  23. Silver Leaf Symptom in Corn
  24. Assessing Hail Damage in Corn
  25. Photo Gallery: Hail Damage to Young Corn
  26. Isn’t Corn Supposed to be Green?
  27. Siamese Twins in Corn?
  28. Unusual Twisted Whorls in Corn
  29. Photo Gallery: Unusual Twisted Whorls in Corn
  30. Once Uniform, Now Uneven
  31. Photo Gallery: Disease-Related Stand Establishment Problems in Corn
  32. Agronomist Fooled by Disease
  33. Photo Gallery: Wilt Phase of Stewart's Disease on a Commercial Corn Hybrid
  34. Ear Size Determination in Corn
  35. Flooding & Ponding: How Long Can Corn Tolerate 'Wet Feet'?
  36. Some Call 'em Suckers, Some Call 'em Tillers: Good or Bad for Corn?
  37. Soggy Soils Severely Stunt Stands of Corn
  38. Photo Gallery: Effects of Soggy Soils on Corn Growth
  39. Suggestive Behavior in the Corn Field
  40. Opportunities for Mapping Crop Problem Areas
  41. Sparse versus Dense Spatial Data
  42. Scrambled Silks, Anyone?
  43. Photo Gallery: Scrambled Silks in Corn
  44. Take the Time to Wander Crop Variety Plots
  45. Tips for Test Plots
  46. Corn Yield Trends for Indiana 1930 - 2000
  47. Grain Fill Stages in Corn
  48. Yield Loss During Grain Fill
  49. Post-Maturity Grain Drydown in the Field
  50. It’s Never Too Late to Walk Your Fields