Malheur Experiment Station 2004 Annual Report

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A sampling of Vaqeuro Onions, one of the many varieties grown and tested at the Malheur Experiment Station.

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People

Report Contributors And Cooperators

Weather

2004 Weather Report

Alfalfa

Third Year Results of the 2002-2006 Drip-irrigated Alfalfa Forage Variety Trial

Corn

Weed Control and Crop Response with Option® Herbicide Applied in Field Corn

Mint

Evaluations of Spring Herbicide Applications to Dormant Mint

Onion

2004 Onion Variety Trials

Pungency of Selected Onion Varieties Before and After Storage

Effect of Short-duration Water Stress on Onion Single Centeredness and Translucent Scale

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

Effect of Onion Bulb Temperature and Handling on Bruising

Evaluation of Overwintering Onion for Production in the Treasure Valley, 2003-2004 Trial

Weed Control in Onion with Postemergence Herbicides

Soil-active Herbicide Applications for Weed Control in Onion

Insecticide Trials for Onion Thrips (Thrips tabaci) Control - 2004

A Two-year Study on Varietal Response to an Alternative Approach for Controlling Onion Thrips (Thrips tabaci) in Spanish Onions

A One-year Study on the Effectiveness of Oxamyl (Vydate L®) to Control Thrips in Onions When Injected into a Drip-irrigation System

Growers Use Less Nitrogen Fertilizer on Drip-irrigated Onion Than Furrow-irrigated Onion

Poplars

Performance of Hybrid Poplar Clones on an Alkaline Soil

Micro-irrigation Alternatives for Hybrid Poplar Production 2004 Trial

Effect of Pruning Severity on the Annual Growth of Hybrid Poplar

Soybean

Soybean Performance in Ontario in 2004

Potatoes

Potato Variety Trials 2004

Potato Tuber Bulking Rate and Processing Quality of Early Potato Selections

Planting Configuration and Plant Population Effects on Drip-irrigated Umatilla Russet Potato Yield and Grade

A Single Episode of Water Stress Reduces the Yield and Grade of Ranger Russet and Umatilla Russet Potato

Irrigation System Comparison for the Production of Ranger Russet and Umatilla Russet Potato

Development of New Herbicide Options for Weed Control in Potato Production

Sugar Beet

Sugar Beet Variety 2004 Testing Results

Kochia Control with Preemergence Nortron® in Standard and Micro-rate Herbicide Programs in Sugar Beet

Timing of Dual Magnum® and Outlook® Applications for Weed Control in Sugar Beet

Comparison of Calendar Days and Growing Degree Days for Scheduling Herbicide Applications in Sugar Beet

Wheat and Small Grains

2004 Winter Elite Wheat Trial

Soil Moisture Monitoring

Automatic Collection, Radio Transmission, and Use of Soil Water Data

Use of Irrigas® for Irrigation Scheduling for Onion Under Furrow Irrigation

Yellow Nutsedge Biology and Control

Factors Influencing Vapam® Efficacy on Yellow Nutsedge Tubers

Yellow Nutsedge Growth in Response to Environment

Yellow Nutsedge Control in Corn and Dry Bean Crops

Chemical Fallow for Yellow Nutsedge Suppression Following Wheat Harvest

Appendices

Appendices A & B: Listing of Herbicides and Insecticides

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


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