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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Effect of Night Air Temperature on Grain Yield of Corn, Wheat, and Soybeans1


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  1. Vol. 63 No. 5, p. 809
    Received: Jan 13, 1971

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  1. D. B. Peters,
  2. J. W. Pendleton,
  3. R. H. Hageman and
  4. C. M. Brown2



In an unreplicated test, high air temperatures at night reduced corn (Zea mays L.) yield about 40%, wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) yield almost 50%, and soybean (Glycine max L. Merr.) yield about 10% as compared with yields of crops growing at cool night temperatures.

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