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Table 2 Agronomic and climatic information about the sites where the field experiments were planted

From: Accessing inoculation methods of maize and wheat with Azospirillum brasilense

Site Altitude (m) Soil typea Climateb Plant genotypesc Sowing Spacing (m) Number of seeds m−1 Plant population ha−1 Date of harvest Area harvested (m2)
Cachoeira Dourada (18º29′31″ S; 49º28′29″ W) 459 Latossolo Vermelho Distrófico Cwa Maize hybrid 2B707 HX 14/11/2012 0.8 6 75,000 15/05/2013 7.2
Luis E. Magalhães (12º05′31″ S; 45º48′18″ W) 720 Latossolo Amarelo Distrófico Aw Maize hybrid 2B707 HX 24/11/2012 0.8 5 75,000 20/04/2013 7.2
Ponta Grossa
(25º13′ S; 50º1′ W)
880 Latossolo Vermelho-Escuro Distrófico Cbf Maize hybrid P4285 H 05/12/2012 0.5 4 82,000 17/04/2013 8.0
Wheat cultivar BRS Pardela 25/06/2014 0.17 65 325,000 31/10/2013 7.2
  1. aSoil classification according to Embrapa (2006); all oxisols
  2. bKööppen’s climatic classification
  3. cMaize hybrid 2B707 HX (Down AgroScience), Maize hybrid P4285 H (Pioneer) and wheat cultivar BRS Pardela (Embrapa)