Evaluating Management Factor Contributions to Reduce Corn Yield Gaps

@article{Ruffo2015EvaluatingMF,
  title={Evaluating Management Factor Contributions to Reduce Corn Yield Gaps},
  author={Mat{\'i}as L. Ruffo and Laura F. Gentry and Adam S. Henninger and Juliann R. Seebauer and Frederick E. Below},
  journal={Agronomy Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={107},
  pages={495-505}
}
Published in Agron. J. 107:495–505 (2015) doi:10.2134/agronj14.0355 Available freely online through the author-supported open access option. Copyright © 2015 by the American Society of Agronomy, 5585 Guilford Road, Madison, WI 53711. All rights reserved. No part of this periodical may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the… 

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