Indian corn is one of the most important crops raised by American farmers. Anything that affects the corn crop of the American farmers. Anything that affects the corn crop of the United States has an influence on the prosperity of the entire country. From an economic point of view therefore, it is important to know as much about the production of this crop as possible. The corn plant also offers an excellent field for scientific investigation independent of any economic bearing.
Harris, Frank S., "Bulletin No. 133 - Irrigation and Manuring Studies: The Effect of Varying Quantities of Irrigation Water and Manure on the Growth and Yield of Corn" (1914). UAES Bulletins. Paper 84.