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bushels per acre to tonnes per hectare

Kendall Lamkey krlamkey at corn2.agron.iastate.edu
Thu Jan 13 14:25:18 EST 2000


For corn, 1 t/ha is equal to 15.9 bu/ac, so 10 t/ha is about 159 bu/ac.


Kendall R. Lamkey
Department of Agronomy
Iowa State University
Ames, IA  50011
PH: 515-294-7826
FAX: 515-294-9359
krlamkey at iastate.edu

-----Original Message-----
From: sgu97lrf at reading.ac.uk [mailto:sgu97lrf at reading.ac.uk]
Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2000 10:35 AM
To: nobody at net.bio.net
Subject: bushels per acre to tonnes per hectare

Dear maize bionet group,
I am trying to compare maize production in England to that in the USA.
However, maize data I have from the USA is in units of bushels per acre,
while it is given in tonnes per hectare in England.
Please could anyone tell me the conversion factor of bushels per acre to
tonnes per hectare.


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