New strains of wheat bred by agronomists at Davis increase yields nearly 25 per cent
AuthorFred N. Briggs
Author AffiliationsFred N. Rriggs is Professor of Agrono my and Agronomist in the Experimen Station, Davis.
Hilgardia 1(1):1-4. DOI:10.3733/ca.v001n01p1a. December 1946.
The average in wheat yield today in California is almost 25 per cent greater than it was during the four decades prior to the beginning of wheat research work done by the College of Agriculture, in 1904, and practically the entire wheat acreage in the state is planted to varieties which were bred and improved by the Division of Agronomy.
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