Malheur Experiment Station 2016 Annual Report

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Joey Ishida, Biological Sciences Research Technician, has contributed to research at the Malheur Experiment Station for 30 years.

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2016 Weather Report


Management of Troublesome Weeds in Alfalfa Seed Production in the Treasure Valley


2016 Onion Variety Trials

Onion Production from Transplants in 2016

Onion Internal Quality in Response to Artificial Heat and Heat Mitigation During Bulb Development

Timing of Internal Quality Problems in Onion Bulbs

Evaluation of Chlorine and Diatomaceous Earth for Control of Internal Decay in Onion Bulbs

Response of Five Yellow Onion Cultivars to Outlook® Applied Through Drip Irrigation

Onion Response and Weed Control with Reflex® (Fomesafen) and Bicyclopyrone

Onion Response to Herbicides Applied Late Fall of the Preceding Year to Control Field Bindweed

Safe Production of Onion – 2016, Understanding the Fate of Escherichia coli in the Soil

Surface Water Quality in the Treasure Valley in Relation to FSMA Standards for Water Testing

Thrips and Iris Yellow Spot Virus Management in the Treasure Valley

Monitoring Onion Pests across the Treasure Valley

Native Plant and Wildflower Seed Production

Direct Surface Seeding Systems for the Establishment of Native Plants in 2016

Irrigation Requirements for Seed Production of Several Native Wildflower Species Planted in the Fall of 2012

Native Beeplant Seed Production in Response to Irrigation in a Semi-arid Environment

Irrigation Requirements for Native Buckwheat Seed Production in a Semi-arid Environment

Prairie Clover and Basalt Milkvetch Seed Production in Response to Irrigation

Irrigation Requirements for Seed Production of Five Lomatium Species in a Semi-arid Environment

Irrigation Requirements for Seed Production of Five Native Penstemon Species in a Semi-arid Environment


2016 Potato Variety Trials

Evaluation of Potato Insect Pest Management Programs

Sugar Beets

2016 Sugar Beet Variety Trials

Alternative Crops

Hulless Pumpkin Seed Production for Snack Seed Purposes in the Treasure Valley

Evaluation of Quinoa Cultivars in the Treasure Valley

Irrigation Scheduling

Wireless Sensor Network for "On Farm" Soil Moisture Data Acquisition and Irrigation Scheduling


Appendix A: Herbicides

Appendix B: Insecticides

Appendices C, D, and E: Scientific Names

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