Yield Component Comparison of Modern Versus Obsolete Cultivars for Explaining Yield Stagnation and Variability

The U.S. Cotton industry has faced very difficult times in recent years due to problems with year-to-year variability in yield. According to Helms (2000), there is clearly a significant problem with the lack of uniformity in current yields. Recent literature and hypotheses indicate that the yield variability is mostly related to extreme environmental… (More)