ISSN: 0041-3216 (Online), 0041-3216 (Print)
Volume 58 Number 3
Effect of drought stress on percentage filled grains in upland rice
The data suggest that soil moisture stress causing stomatal closure for periods of up to eight days during the critical period from 20 days before flowering to ten days after flowering has little effect on the percentage of filled grain. Longer periods of stomatal closure can seriously affect yields.