Malheur Experiment Station 2003 Annual Report

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Station Bioscience Technicians Monty Saunders and Eric Eldgridge, planting potatoes at varying plot densities at the Malheur Experiment Station.

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People

Report Contributors And Cooperators

Weather

2003 Weather Report

Alfalfa

Fifth Year Results Of The 1999-2003 Alfalfa Forage Variety Trial

Second Year Results Of The 2002-2006 Drip-Irrigated Alfalfa Forage Variety Trial

Relationship Between Water Stress And Seed Yield Of Two Drip-Irrigated Alfalfa Varieties

Corn

Weed Control And Crop Response With Option® Herbicide Applied In Field Corn

Onion

2003 Onion Variety Trials

Pungency Of Selected Onion Varieties Before And After Storage

Onion Production From Transplants In The Treasure Valley

Effect Of Short-Duration Water Stress On Onion Single Centeredness And Translucent Scale

Irrigation Frequency, Drip Tape Flow Rate, And Onion Performance

Effect Of Phosphite Fertilizer Formulations On Onion Yield And Quality

Effect Of A Mycorrhizae Formulation On Onion Yield And Quality

Treatment Of Onion Bulbs With "Surround" To Reduce Temperature And Bulb Sunscald

Preliminary Observations On The Effect Of Onion Bulb Temperature And Handling On Bruising

Weed Control In Onion With Postemergence Herbicides

Preemergence Herbicides For Weed Control In Onion

Yellow Nutsedge Competition In Dry Bulb Onion Production

Insecticide Trials For Onion Thrips (Thrips Tabaci) Control

Alternative Methods For Controlling Onion Thrips - Effects Of Thrips On Two Varieties Of Stored Red Onions

Varietal Response To An Alternative Approach For Controlling Onion Thrips (Thrips Tabaci) In Spanish Onions

Poplar

Performance Of Hybrid Poplar Clones On An Alkaline Soil

Micro-Irrigation Alternatives For Hybrid Poplar Production 2003 Trial

Effect Of Pruning Severity On The Annual Growth Of Hybrid Poplar

Soybean

Soybean Performance In Ontario In 2003

Potato

Predicting The Spread And Severity Of Potato Late Blight (Phytophthora Infestans) In Oregon, 2003

Potato Variety Trials 2003

Potato Tuber Bulking Rate And Processing Quality For Early Harvest

Planting Configuration And Plant Population Effects On Drip-Irrigated Umatilla Russet Yield And Grade

Development Of New Herbicide Options For Weed Control In Potato Production

Sugar Beet

Sugar Beet Variety 2003 Testing Results

Kochia Control With Preemergence Nortron® In Standard And Micro-Rate Herbicide Programs

Influence Of Soil-Active Herbicides On Weed Control With Micro-Rate Herbicide Programs In Sugar Beet

Timing Of Outlook® And Dual Magnum® Applications For Weed Control In Sugar Beet

Evaluation Of Progress® And Betamix® Formulations For Weed Control And Sugar Beet Response

Variable Upbeet® And Progress® Rates In Standard And Micro-Rate Herbicide Programs In Sugar Beet

Dual Magnum® Applications For Weed Control In Sugar Beet

Weed Control

Reduction Of Irrigation-Induced Loss Of E. Coil From Surface-Irrigated Pastures

Russian Knapweed Control As Influenced By Herbicides And Mowing

Downy Brome Control And Desirable Species Establishment As Influenced By Burning And Plateau® Application Rate And Timing

Rotational Response Of Alfalfa And Sugar Beet To Clarion™ And Steadfast™ Herbicides

Yellow Nutsedge Growth In Response To Environment

Yellow Nutsege Control In Various Crops

Irrigation

Comparison Of The AM400 And Irrometer Monitor For Precise Irrigation Scheduling

Appendices

Appendix A: Listing of Herbicides

Appendix B: Listing of Insecticides

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


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