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Sunlight and temperature effects on corn growth and yield


William G. Duncan
Donald L. Shaver
William A. Williams

Authors Affiliations

William G. Duncan is Professor of Agronomy, University of Kentucky; Donald L. Shaver is Director of Plant Breeding, Cornuts, Inc., Greenfield, California; William A. Williams is Professor of Agronomy and Range Science, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 31(8):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n08p13. August 1977.

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Grain yields of corn in the United States differ considerably between one area and another even when soil fertility and moisture supply are considered near-optimal. Reason for such variation are difficult to evaluate because direct comparisons are confused by difference in sunlight amount, temprature, photoperiod, and variety.

Duncan W, Shaver D, Williams W. 1977. Sunlight and temperature effects on corn growth and yield. Hilgardia 31(8):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v031n08p13
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