A Comparison Of Risk Efficiency Criteria In Evaluating Groundnut Performance In Drought-Prone Areas
This paper contributes to an evaluation of the performance of ground nuts in drought-prone areas by estimating yield response functions to water from experimental data. They are combined with meteorological data to simulate yields by location. Efficient genotypes are identified by several risk criteria. Genotype rankings based on these risk criteria and simulated yields are different from those based on experimental data and plant scientists' traditional methods of evaluation.
Volume (Year): 33 (1989)
Issue (Month): 03 (December)
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