ISSN: 0041-3216

ISSN: 0041-3216 (Online), 0041-3216 (Print)
Volume 68 Number 2
Research Notes
Uniformity and yield in hybrid crop cultivars
N.W. Simmonds
It is sometimes suggested that uniformity of growth contributes to the good yield performance of hybrid cultivars. A mechanism whereby this might happen is proposed. It is based on the notion that yield is asymmetrically related to plant stature.
Keywords: Hybrid varieties; Uniformity; Competition; Yield