Malheur Experiment Station 2014 Annual Report

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Monty Saunders, Biological Sciences Research Technician and Farm Foreman, in camelina research plots at the Oregon State University Malheur Experiment Station, May 6, 2015. The camelina was grown without irrigation.

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2014 Weather Report


2014 Onion Variety Trials

Onion Production From Transplants

Onion Response To Phosphorus Application Strategies And In-Season Nutrient Supplementation, 2014

Onion Response To Late-Season Water Stress And High Nitrogen Under Two Plant Populations

Onion Response To Irrigation Criteria For Two Distinct Market Opportunities

Evaluation Of Kelpak® And Dominate® In Onion Production

Evaluation Of Fomesafen (Reflex®) Herbicide For Crop Safety And Weed Control In Onions

Evaluation Of Outlook® Applied Through Drip Irrigation To Control Yellow Nutsedge

Onion Response To Mid-Summer Soil Incorporation Of Dual Magnum® And Eptam® To Control Yellow Nutsedge In Direct-Seeded Onion

Onion Has No Response To Glyphosate Applied To Roundup®-Resistant Corn

Escherichia Coli

Movement Of Escherichia Coli In Soil As Applied In Irrigation Water

More Onion

Dry Bulb Onion Storage In Sterilized Plastic Crates Compared To Storage In Old Wooden Boxes

More Escherichia Coli

Survival Of Escherichia Coli On Onion During Field Curing And Packout

Chlorine Dioxide Injection Through Drip Irrigation Reduces Escherichia Coli

Effects of Copper Sulfate on Levels of Escherichia Coli in Irrigation Canal Water

Controlling Escherichia Coli With In-Field Application Of Copper Fungicides

Weed, Virus, and Fungus Control

Evaluation Of Insecticides And Insecticide Use Patterns For Management Of Thrips And Iris Yellow Spot Virus

New Fungicide Treatments For Pink Root Management And Plant Health In Onions

Wild Flowers and Native Plant Seed Production

Native Beeplant Seed Production In Response To Irrigation In A Semi-Arid Environment

Irrigation Requirements For Seed Production Of Five Native Penstemon Species In A Semi-Arid Environment

Irrigation Requirements For Seed Production Of Five Lomatium Species In A Semi-Arid Environment

Globemallow Seed Production Is Unresponsve To Irrigation In A Semi-Arid Environment

Irrigation Requirements For Native Buckwheat Seed Production In A Semi-Arid Environment

Great Basin Native Legume Seed Production In Response To Irrigation

Irrigation Requirements For Seed Production Of Native Wildflower Species Started In The Fall Of 2012

Direct Surface Seeding Strategies For Emergence Of Native Plants In 2014

Forb Response To Postemergence Herbicides


2014 Potato Variety Trials

Evaluation Of Herbicide Tank Mixes For Weed Control In Potato

Evaluation Of Potato Insect Pest Management Programs

Sugar Beets

Herbicide Programs For Broadleaf, Grass, And Yellow Nutsedge Control In Sugar Beet

2014 Sugar Beet Variety Trials


Could Camelina Be A Source Of Income In Drought Years With Little Or No Irrigation?

Alberta Clipper

Can The Short-Day Corn ‘Alberta Clipper’ Mature When Planted In Late July?


Can Pumpkins Be Grown For Snack Seed Purposes In The Treasure Valley?


Quinoa Variety Response To Planting Date


Soybean Performance In Ontario In 2014

Irrigation Strategy

Wireless Sensor Network For “On Farm” Soil Moisture Data Acquisition And Irrigation Scheduling


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