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By R. K. M. Hay (auth.), Professor Donald L. Smith, Professor Chantal Hamel (eds.)

This e-book summarizes contemporary learn at the body structure of yield of all of the world's significant box vegetation. The authors specialise in the improvement of crop yield, the body structure underlying this approach and the interactions among this body structure and the surroundings during which the plants develop.
the necessity for the combination of the data to be had for every of those vegetation hasn't ever been higher. In view of the expanding call for for nutrients offers of the world's turning out to be inhabitants, the advance and development of crop yield will play an important function sooner or later.

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O. 1. Smith, C. ) © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999 40 P. Peltonen-Sainio cept solar radiation. This results in a high contribution of the panicle to photosynthate production during the grain-filling period (Jennings and Shibles 1968). , source-sink interactions. In this connection, some of the impacts of cultural practices and plant breeding on expression of yield potential in both favorable and unfavorable environments are described - especially through alterations in yielddetermining components including ability to intercept photosynthetically active radiation and partitioning of resulting dry matter between grain yield and vegetative nonyield components.

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