Henry Agard Wallace, the Iowa Corn Yield Tests, and the Adoption of Hybrid Corn

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Richard C. Sutch;
(2008)
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This research report makes the following claims: 1] There was not an unambiguous economic advantage of hybrid corn over the open-pollinated varieties in 1936. 2] The early adoption of hybrid corn before 1937 can be better explained by a sustained propaganda campaign con... View more
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