Plastina publishes in Agricultural Systems

Assistant professor Alejandro Plastina published in the most recent edition of Agricultural Systems. Plastina co-authored with Guillermo Marcillo and Fernando Miguez, both also of Iowa State University, Sarah Carlson and Meghan Fillbert of Practical Farmers of Iowa, and Thomas Kaspar of the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment. Their article "Maize system impacts of cover crop management decisions: A simulation analysis of rye biomass response to planting populations in Iowa, U.S.A." examines the benefits of a maize-rye system under different rye planting densities. The article is available online here.

"Maize system impacts of cover crop management decisions: A simulation analysis of rye biomass response to planting populations in Iowa, U.S.A."
Guillermo S. Marcillo, Sarah Carlson, Meghan Filbert, Thomas Kaspar, Alejandro Plastina, and Fernando E. Miguez
Agricultural Systems 176, November 2019.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2019.102651

(Released June 2019)