Field Crops Research

(The TQCC of Field Crops Research is 30. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-05-01 to 2023-05-01.)
Root and shoot traits for rice varieties with higher grain yield and higher nitrogen use efficiency at lower nitrogen rates application199
Root hydraulics: The forgotten side of roots in drought adaptation184
Deep convolutional neural networks for rice grain yield estimation at the ripening stage using UAV-based remotely sensed images157
Date of sowing effects on grain yield and yield components of irrigated spring wheat cultivars and relationships with radiation and temperature in Ludhiana, India144
Long-term effects of tillage and straw management on soil organic carbon, crop yield, and yield stability in a wheat-maize system124
The effect of planting date on maize grain yields and yield components107
Climate warming and management impact on the change of phenology of the rice-wheat cropping system in Punjab, Pakistan102
Sowing date and nitrogen rate effects on dry matter and nitrogen partitioning in bread and durum wheat102
Changes in rice yields in China since 1980 associated with cultivar improvement, climate and crop management101
Biochar addition persistently increased soil fertility and yields in maize-soybean rotations over 10 years in sub-humid regions of Kenya99
Long-term analysis of soil water conservation and crop yield under different tillage systems in Mediterranean rainfed conditions96
Optimising sowing date of durum wheat in a variable Mediterranean environment88
Water management to mitigate the global warming potential of rice systems: A global meta-analysis87
Manipulation of dry matter accumulation and partitioning with plant density in relation to yield stability of cotton under intensive management85
Plastic film mulching stimulates soil wet-dry alternation and stomatal behavior to improve maize yield and resource use efficiency in a semi-arid region84
Planting density and sowing date strongly influence growth and lint yield of cotton crops82
Sowing date and nitrogen fertilisation effects on dry matter and nitrogen dynamics for durum wheat: An experimental and simulation study80
Maize grain yield components and source-sink relationship as affected by the delay in sowing date77
Quantifying the effect of biochar amendment on soil quality and crop productivity in Chinese rice paddies76
Effect of inhibitors and fertigation strategies on GHG emissions, NO fluxes and yield in irrigated maize73
Can ratoon cropping improve resource use efficiencies and profitability of rice in central China?73
Does crop rotation yield more in China? A meta-analysis72
Wheat grain yield and grain-nitrogen relationships as affected by N, P, and K fertilization: A synthesis of long-term experiments69
Remobilization of vegetative nitrogen to developing grain in wheat ( Triticum aestivum L.)68
Conservation agriculture based sustainable intensification: Increasing yields and water productivity for smallholders of the Eastern Gangetic Plains61
Application of CSM-CROPGRO-Cotton model for cultivars and optimum planting dates: Evaluation in changing semi-arid climate59
Multi-objective optimization of water and fertilizer management for potato production in sandy areas of northern China based on TOPSIS59
Integrating mechanization with agronomy and breeding to ensure food security in China58
Toward building a transparent statistical model for improving crop yield prediction: Modeling rainfed corn in the U.S58
The effect of planting date on maize: Phenology, thermal time durations and growth rates in a cool temperate climate58
Yield response to plant density, row spacing and raised beds in low latitude spring wheat with ample soil resources: An update58
Camelina: Planting date and method effects on stand establishment and seed yield57
Estimating nutrient uptake requirements for rice in China57
Evaluation of the effects of mulch on optimum sowing date and irrigation management of zero till wheat in central Punjab, India using APSIM56
Modeling hybrid and sowing date effects on potential grain yield of maize in a humid temperate region56
Increased hill density can compensate for yield loss from reduced nitrogen input in machine-transplanted double-cropped rice55
Optimizing dry-matter partitioning for increased spike growth, grain number and harvest index in spring wheat54
Leaf photosynthetic performance related to higher radiation use efficiency and grain yield in hybrid rice53
Soil acidity, available phosphorus content, and optimal biochar and nitrogen fertilizer application rates: A five-year field trial in upland red soil, China53
Improving remotely-sensed crop monitoring by NDVI-based crop phenology estimators for corn and soybeans in Iowa and Illinois, USA52
Fast winter wheat phenology can stabilise flowering date and maximise grain yield in semi-arid Mediterranean and temperate environments52
Nutritional and environmental effects on biological nitrogen fixation in soybean: A meta-analysis51
The effect of crop start date, crop class and cultivar on sugarcane canopy development and radiation interception50
Effects of environment and sowing date on the competition between faba bean (Vicia faba) and the parasitic weed Orobanche crenata49
Interactive effects of nitrogen and potassium on: Grain yield, nitrogen uptake and nitrogen use efficiency of rice in low potassium fertility soil in China48
Different planting date and potassium fertility effects on cotton yield and fiber properties in the Çukurova region, Turkey48
Management of nitrogen fertilization to balance reducing lodging risk and increasing yield and protein content in spring wheat48
Effect of drainage date on yield and dry matter partitioning in irrigated rice48
Ridge-furrow mulching system regulates diurnal temperature amplitude and wetting-drying alternation behavior in soil to promote maize growth and water use in a semiarid region47
Impact of sowing date on yield, dry matter and nitrogen accumulation, and nitrogen translocation in dry-seeded rice in North-West India47
Seedling root architecture and its relationship with seed yield across diverse environments in Phaseolus vulgaris46
Optimal planting density and sowing date can improve cotton yield by maintaining reproductive organ biomass and enhancing potassium uptake45
Coordination of high grain yield and high nitrogen use efficiency through large sink size and high post-heading source capacity in rice45
Dense planting with reducing nitrogen rate increased grain yield and nitrogen use efficiency in two hybrid rice varieties across two light conditions45
Enhancing APSIM to simulate excessive moisture effects on root growth45
Optimising harvest date in sugar production: A case study for the Mossman mill region in Australia44
Climate change impact on water- and nitrogen-use efficiencies and yields of maize and sorghum in the northern Benin dry savanna, West Africa44
Forgoing the fallow in Bangladesh's stress-prone coastal deltaic environments: Effect of sowing date, nitrogen, and genotype on wheat yield in farmers’ fields43
Ten years of conservation agriculture in a rice–maize rotation of Eastern Gangetic Plains of India: Yield trends, water productivity and economic profitability43
Effects of spraying exogenous hormone 6-benzyladenine (6-BA) after waterlogging on grain yield and growth of summer maize43
Controlled-release fertilizer enhances rice grain yield and N recovery efficiency in continuous non-flooding plastic film mulching cultivation system43
Selection for erect canopy architecture can increase yield and biomass of spring wheat42
Developmental responses to sowing date in wheat, barley and rapeseed41
Effects of sowing date and growth duration on growth and yield of groundnut in a Mediterranean-type environment in Turkey40
Options for increasing the productivity of the rice–wheat system of north-west India while reducing groundwater depletion. Part 1. Rice variety duration, sowing date and inclusion of mungbean40
Assessing climatic risk to sorghum production in water-limited subtropical environments II. Effects of planting date, soil water at planting, and cultivar phenology39
Delay of heading date as an index of water stress in rainfed rice in mini-watersheds in Northeast Thailand38
Optimum leaf defoliation: A new agronomic approach for increasing nutrient uptake and land equivalent ratio of maize soybean relay intercropping system38
Source-sink regulation and its effects on the regeneration ability of ratoon rice38
Yield performance of direct-seeded, double-season rice using varieties with short growth durations in central China37
Rainfall and temperature impacts on barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) yield and malting quality in Scotland36
Assessing the influence of row spacing on soybean yield using experimental and producer survey data36
Soybean nitrogen fixation dynamics in Iowa, USA36
Growth and yield of cotton as affected by different straw returning modes with an equivalent carbon input36
Agronomic responses of ratoon rice to nitrogen management in central China36
Salt tolerance, date of flowering and rain affect the productivity of wheat and barley on rainfed saline land35
Priming of rice ( Oryza sativa L.) seedlings with abscisic acid enhances seedling survival, plant growth, and grain yield in saline-alkaline paddy fields35
Yield and economic benefits of late planted short-season cotton versus full-season cotton relayed with garlic35
Improvement of sugarcane crop simulation by SWAP-WOFOST model via data assimilation34
Long-term sustaining crop productivity and soil health in maize–chickpea system through integrated nutrient management practices in Vertisols of central India34
Plasticity of winter wheat modulated by sowing date, plant population density and nitrogen fertilisation: Dimensions and size of leaf blades, sheaths and internodes in relation to their position on a 33
Catch crop emergence success depends on weather and soil seedbed conditions in interaction with sowing date: A simulation study using the SIMPLE emergence model33
Intercropping potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) with hairy vetch (Vicia villosa) increases water use efficiency in dry conditions32
Physiological age index: a new, simple and reliable index to assess the physiological age of seed potato tubers based on haulm killing date and length of the incubation period32
Dynamic responses of ammonia volatilization to different rates of fresh and field-aged biochar in a rice-wheat rotation system32
Sowing date and the relationships between plant and apex development in winter cereals32
Water and radiation use efficiencies in maize: Breeding effects on single-cross Argentine hybrids released between 1980 and 201232
On-farm assessment of effect of low temperature at seedling stage on early-season rice quality32
Inoculated legumes in cropping systems of the tropics32
Genetic gains in grain yield and physiological traits of winter wheat in Hebei Province of China, from 1964 to 200731
Use of remote sensing to predict the optimal harvest date of corn30
Testing and improving the maize models in DSSAT: Development, growth, yield, and N uptake30
Potato in response to nitrogen nutrition regime and nitrogen fertilization30
Unscrambling confounded effects of sowing date trials to screen for crop adaptation to high temperature30
Grain yield and grain protein of old and modern durum wheat cultivars grown under different cropping systems30