Malheur Experiment Station 2002 Annual Report

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Monty Saunders, Bioscience Research Technician; and Erik Feibert, Senior Faculty Research Assistant, displaying a specialized Onion Planter, used to seed the Onion Variety Trials at the Malheur Experiment Station.

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People

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Weather

2002 Weather Report

Alfalfa

Fourth Year Results of the 1999 to 2003 Alfalfa Forage Variety Trial

First Year Results of the 2002 to 2006 Alfalfa Forage Variety Trial

Relationship between Water Stress and Seed Yield of Two Drip-irrigated Alfalfa Varieties

Corn

Weed Control and Crop Response with Herbicides Applied in Field Corn

Onion

2002 Onion Variety Trials

Effects of Heating and Freezing on Translucent Scale in Onion Bulbs

Treatment of Onion Bulbs with "Surround" to Reduce Temperature and Bulb Sunscald

Growers Conserve Nitrogen Fertilizer on Drip-irrigated Onion

Irrigation Frequency, Drip Tape Flow Rate, and Onion Performance

Weed Control and Onion Tolerance with Soil-active and Postemergence Herbicides

Herbicide Application Methods for Control of Yellow Nutsedge in Onion

Insecticide Trials for Onion Thrips (Thrips tabaci) Control - 2002

A Two-year Study on Alternative Methods for Controlling Onion Thrips (Thrips tabaci) in Spanish Onions

Neck Length and Insecticide Treatment in Relationship to Thrips (Thrips tabaci) Damage on Stored Red Onions

Poplar Trees

Micro-irrigation Alternatives for Hybrid Poplar Production, 2002 Trial

Effect of Pruning Severity on the Annual Growth of Hybrid Poplar

Soybean

Soybean Performance in Ontario in 2002

Potato

Predicting the Spread and Severity of Potato Late Blight (Phytophthora infestans) in Oregon, 2002

Potato Variety Trials 2002

Tuber Bulking Rate and Quality of Processing Potato Clones in Relation to Planting Date

Processing Quality of New Potato Cultivars Following Prolonged Storage

Processing Potato Production with Low Flow Drip Tape or Ultra-Low Flow Tape

Development of New Herbicide Options for Weed Control in Potato Production, 2002

Sugar Beet

Sugar Beet Variety 2002 Testing Results

Kochia Control with Variable Nortron® Rates in Standard and Micro-rate Herbicide Programs

Micro-rate Herbicide Programs for Weed Control in Sugar Beet

Weed Control with Postemergence Combinations of Outlook® in Sugar Beet

Betamix®, Progress®, and Betanex® Formulations for Weed Control in Sugar Beet

Sugar Beet Tolerance and Weed Control with Different Herbicide Rates and Timings

Wheat and Small Grains

2002 Small Grain Variety Trials

Potato and Sugar Beet Response to Imazamox Carryover

Soil Moisture Monitoring

Soil Moisture Based Irrigation Scheduling to Improve Crops and the Environment

A Comparison of Soil Water Potential and Soil Water Content Sensors

Appendices

Appendices A & B: Listing of Herbicides and Insecticides

Appendices C, D, & E: Listing of Common and Scientific Plant Names


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