Fig. 2: Seed production data for common cover crops. | Communications Biology

Fig. 2: Seed production data for common cover crops.

From: The hidden land use cost of upscaling cover crops

Fig. 2

a Range of seed production potential from a single hectare based on commonly reported cover crop yields and seeding rates in the published literature and USDA extension b Zoom in of low seed yield cover crops c Range of area needed to support seed production based on commonly reported cover crop yields and seeding rates in the published literature and USDA extension literature. Estimates are for areal extent of maize production across the United States.

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