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Soybean Response to Drought
Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications
  • Mark A. Licht, Iowa State University
  • David Wright, Iowa State University
  • Andrew W. Lenssen, Iowa State University
Extension Number
PM 3046

Drought is a serious but infrequent stressor affecting Iowa soybean production. This publication describes how soybean plant growth and development and nitrogen fixation respond to water deficit conditions. It also discusses simple management practices that have been shown to improve soil water holding capacity.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
  • Agronomy,
  • Crops,
  • Soybeans

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Citation Information
Mark A. Licht, David Wright and Andrew W. Lenssen. "Soybean Response to Drought" Ames, IA(2013)
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