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Maize: Sowing and harvest

Layout of the trial field. The field is divided up into test areas.

Layout of the trial field. The field is divided up into test areas.

Source: Sigrid Fuhrmann /www.biosicherheit.de

Measuring...

Measuring…

Source: Sigrid Fuhrmann / www.biosicherheit.de

and marking

and marking

Source: Sigrid Fuhrmann / www.biosicherheit.de

Sowing the maize

Sowing the maize

Source: Sigrid Fuhrmann / www.biosicherheit.de

The sower draws four furrows into which the seed are sown.

The sower draws four furrows into which the seed are sown.

Source: Sigrid Fuhrmann / www.biosicherheit.de

The sower both cuts and closes the furrows for the maize seed.

The sower both cuts and closes the furrows for the maize seed.

Source: Sigrid Fuhrmann / www.biosicherheit.de

Maize seed in a furrow.

Maize seed in a furrow.

Source: Sigrid Fuhrmann / www.biosicherheit.de

Maize harvest: Here the whole plants are harvested.

Maize harvest: Here the whole plants are harvested.

Source: Sigrid Fuhrmann / www.biosicherheit.de

Maize harvest

Maize harvest

Source: Dr. Ute Wehres / www.biosicherheit.de

The shredded plant material is compressed and later covered with sheeting to make silage out of it.

The shredded plant material is compressed and later covered with sheeting to make silage out of it.

Source: Dr. Ute Wehres / www.biosicherheit.de

Remains after harvesting.

Remains after harvesting.

Source: Dr. Ute Wehres / www.biosicherheit.de