Growing Sweet corn, also corn,maize

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25 Aug 09 Mark (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I've read that when sowing corn seeds, you should put two seeds in each hole then thinout when they shoot. Is this neccessary and, if so, what is the reason for doing it. I have also read this for other vegetables.
19 Oct 12 Ferry (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
this is to get the strongest seedlings and therefor a better crop as well as to in sure a plant per hole. i do not thin out corn and instead plant in decomposing seed pots with a few extras. corn does not always do well in normal seed trays when trans plated
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