Hybrid corn: Resistant to ear rot and adapted to California conditions possible through science of genetics
AuthorFrancis L. Smith
Author AffiliationsFrancis L. Smith is Associate Professor of Agronomy and Associate Agronomist in the Experiment Station, Davis.
Hilgardia 3(12):4-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n12p4. December 1949.
This is the ninth article in a series of brief progress reports on the application of the science of genetics to commercial agriculture.
Smith F. 1949. Hybrid corn: Resistant to ear rot and adapted to California conditions possible through science of genetics. Hilgardia 3(12):4-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n12p4
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