Giant Miscanthus—Rhizomes v. Plugs

Title

Giant Miscanthus—Rhizomes v. Plugs

Number

AG 203

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Publication Date:

12-2011

Status

Current

Description

Giant Miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus) is one of the most promising biomass crop candidates for the Midwest, but as a sterile hybrid perennial grass, it must be vegetatively propagated. Learn about how Research at Iowa State University indicates there is no significant yield difference between rhizome and plug propagation by the second growing season.

Campus Units

Agronomy

Department

Agronomy

Disciplines:

Agronomy and Crop Sciences

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