Malheur Experiment Station 2007 Annual Report

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2007 Annual Report

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Lynn Jensen, OSU Malheur Extension Office Chair, detailing onion cultivation practices to area growers at the 2007 Onion Variety Field Day.

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People

Report Contributors And Cooperators

Weather

2007 Weather Report

Alfalfa

Second-year Results of the 2006-2011 Furrow-irrigated Alfalfa Forage Variety Trial

Corn

Yukon® Rates for Control of Yellow Nutsedge in Corn Grown in Rotations Followed by Onion

Onion

2007 Onion Variety Trials

Onion Production from Transplants Grown in a Low Tunnel Cold Frame and in a Greenhouse

Management of Onion Cultural Practices as a Means to Control the Expression of Iris Yellow Spot Virus

Insecticide Efficacy Trial for Thrips Control in Dry Bulb Onions - 2007

Managing Carzol® for Maximum Efficacy Against Thrips - 2007

Onion Production Survey for Malheur County, Oregon and Idaho - 2008

Evaluation of Basagran® Herbicide for Yellow Nutsedge Control in Bulb Onion

Long Term Storage of Onion Cultivars, 2007 Report

Poplar Trees

Micro-irrigation Alternatives for Hybrid Poplar Production, 2007 Trial

Effect of Pruning Severity on the Annual Growth of Hybrid Poplar through 2007

Performance of Hybrid Poplar Clones on an Alkaline Soil through 2007

Potato

Potato Variety Trials 2007

Evaluation of V-10142 (imazosulfuron) for Yellow Nutsedge Control in Potatoes

Soybean

Soybean Performance in Ontario in 2007

Sugar Beet

Sugar Beet Variety Trials 2007

Critical Period of Weed Control in Roundup Ready® Sugar Beets

Marketable Sugar Loss in Sugar Beets Parasitized by Dodder (Cuscuta spp.) in the Treasure Valley of Eastern Oregon

Application Timing and Tank Mixes With Roundup OriginalMax® over-the-top of Roundup Ready® Sugar Beets

Wheat and Small Grains

2007 Winter Elite Wheat Trial

2007 Performance of Winter Barley (Hordeum vulgare ssp. vulgare) and Spring Waxy Barley Varieties Planted in the Fall

Evaluation of Waxy Wheat Cultivars Planted in the Fall and the Spring

Optimizing Nitrogen Use and Evaluating Ethephon Use in Waxy Barley

Wildflower and Native Plant Seed Production

Subsurface Drip Irrigation for Native Wildflower Seed Production

Native Wildflowers Grown for Seed Production Show Tolerance to Conventional Postemergence Herbicides

Scarification of Basalt Milkvetch (Astragalus filipes) Seed for Improved Emergence

Yellow Nutsedge Biology and Control

Effect of Tuber Placement on Yellow Nutsedge Reproduction

Yellow Nutsedge Tuber Viability in Response to Fumigation

Developing Effective Crop Rotation Systems to Manage Yellow Nutsedge Expansion

Appendices

Appendices A & B: Listing of Herbicides and Insecticides

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


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Pesticide labels should always be consulted and followed before any pesticide use.