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International Journal of Agronomy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 238634, 6 pages
Grain Sorghum Response to Row Spacing and Plant Populations in the Texas Coastal Bend Region
1Texas AgriLife Research, Corpus Christi, TX 78406, USA
2Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Corpus Christi, TX 78406, USA
Received 2 October 2012; Accepted 25 November 2012
Academic Editor: David Clay
Copyright © 2012 Carlos J. Fernandez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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