Rice sterility varies with area and variety
James E. Board, University of California
Maurice L. Peterson, U.C., Davis
California Agriculture 36(1):6-7. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v036n01p6.
James E. Board, formerly Post Graduate Research Agronomist, University of California, Davis, is now Assistant Professor of Agronomy, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Maurice L. Peterson is Professor, Emeritus, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, U.C., Davis.
Of the four commercial rice varieties tested for sterility, or blanking, some were more susceptible than others to cold night temperatures.