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- Schoper, J. B., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Crop science 1986 v.26 no.5 pp. 1029-1033
- Zea mays; ears; water stress; heat stress; seeds; drought; genetic variation; genotype; seed set
- ... Pollen viability and ear receptivity may be important determinants of maize (Zea mays L.) seed set under drought and high temperature conditions. Little quantitative information is available concerning the influence of water and heat stress on pollen viability, as determined with seed-set-limiting pollen amounts, or ear receptivity. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effect of ...