Structural relationships between corn yield and weather


REPORTS of crop–weather relationships are sparse in the literature and Fisher's classic paper in 1924 has not been improved upon1. We find this surprising in view of current concern regarding the ability of the world to feed its rapidly increasing population. This paper reports on progress in our research dealing with corn–weather relationships, a subject of general interest as corn is grown over large areas of the globe.

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    Fisher, R. A., Phil. Trans. R. Soc., B 213 (1924).

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    Dyer, T. G. J., Q. Jl R. met. Soc., 101 (1975).

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    Dyer, T. G. J., Nature, 264, 48 (1976).

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GILLOOLY, J., DYER, T. Structural relationships between corn yield and weather. Nature 265, 434–435 (1977).

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