Malheur Experiment Station 2010 Annual Report

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2010 Annual Report

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Clint Shock, MES Professor and Superintendent, Inspecting a row of Sulphur-Flowered Buckwheat at the Malheur Experiment Station.

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Contributors and Cooperators


2010 Weather Report


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


2010 Onion Variety Trial

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

Onion Production from Transplants

Onion Production from Sets

Effect of Timing of Harvest on Onion Yield and Storability

Response of Eight Onion Varieties to Four Plant Populations

Evaluation of Zeba® as a Soil Amendment for Onion Production

Evaluation of Transit Soil as a Soil Amendment for Onion Production

Insecticide Rotation Trial for Maximum Efficacy Against Thrips in Dry Bulb Onions

Insecticide Screening for Effectiveness in Controlling Thrips in Dry Bulb Onions

Maximizing the Economic Value of Insecticide Applications for Thrips Control – A Two-year Study

Dose Response of Activated Charcoal to Detoxify Dual Magnum® and Outlook® Applied Pre-emergence on Direct-seeded Onions

Evaluation of Dual Magnum® and Outlook® Used Pre-emergence on Direct-seeded Dry Bulb Onions with Activated Charcoal

Evaluation of Several Herbicides for Possible Use to Control Weeds in Direct-seeded Onion

Evaluation of KIH-485 Herbicide for Weed Control in Direct-seeded Onion

Long-term Storage of Onion Cultivars, 2010


Evaluation of Fomesafen (Reflex®) Herbicide for Yellow Nutsedge Control in Potato

Sugar Beets

Sugar Beet Variety Trials

Evaluation of Strip Tillage in Sugar Beets under Furrow Irrigation

Wild Flowers and Native Plant Seed Production

Native Wildflower Seed Production with Low Levels of Irrigation

Operational Success of Direct Surface Seeding Strategies for Establishment of Intermountain West Native Plants

Evaluation of Herbicides for Weed Control in Forb Seed Production

Yellow Nutsedge Biology and Control

Control of Yellow Nutsedge with Effective Crop Rotations


Operational Success of Direct Surface Seeding Strategies for Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)

Possible Key Role of Calcium for the Future Cultivation of Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)

Techniques to Transplant Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)

Response of Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum) to Day Length

Micro-climatic Characteristics of the Natural Environment Supporting and not Supporting Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum)

Irrigation Criteria for Corn Lily (Veratrum californicum) Production


Appendix A: Herbicide Listing

Appendix B: Insecticide Listing

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

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