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  • Excessive rainfall as damaging to corn yield as extreme heat, drought

    University of Illinois scientists have linked historical crop insurance, climate, soil and corn yield data to quantify the effects of excessive rainfall on corn yield.

    University of Illinois scientists have linked historical crop insurance, climate, soil and corn yield data to quantify the effects of excessive rainfall on corn yield.

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  • To reach Kaiyu Guan, call 217-300-2690; kaiyug@illinois.edu

    The paper “Excessive rainfall leads to maize yield loss of a comparable magnitude to extreme drought in the United States” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14628.