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October 1978
Volume 32, Number 10

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Scales threaten iceplant in Bay Area
by Dean R. Donaldson, Wayne S. Moore, Carlton S. Koehler, Johannes L. Joos
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Since 1971, scales on iceplant have been reported in eight Bay Area counties. Trials show that several substances control scales effectively.
Water stress affects size and quality of walnuts
by David E. Ramos, Lyndon C. Brown, Kay Uriu, Bruno Marangoni
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In an experiment comparing walnuts from irrigated trees with those from dry trees, the effects of lack of soil moisture on the normal seasonal development of walnuts were determined.
Responses of bird and mammal populations to fire in chaparral
by William M. Longhurst
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California's brushlands: Brushland management
by Theodore E. Adams
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An assessment of goat grazing in chaparral
by A.E. Sidahmed, S.R. Radosevich, J.G. Morris, W.L. Graves
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Fossil record discloses wildfire history
by Roger Byrne
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Persistence of 2, 4-D and 2, 5, 6-T in chaparral
by Steven R. Radosevich, Wray L. Winterlin
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Measuring chaparral fuels
by Ronald H. Wakimoto, John W. Menke
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Effect of irrigation frequencies on alfalfa seed yield
by Robert W. Hagemann, Carl F. Ehlig, Mikeal J. Huber, Richard Y. Reynoso, Lyman S. Willardson
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Maximum alfalfa seed set is achieved through slight water stress. Experiments with varying drip- and furrow-irrigation frequencies showed that the highest clean seed yields were achieved with furrow irrigation at 7-day intervals.
Natural enemy promises control of Nantucket pine tip moth
by Glenn T. Scriven, Robert F. Luck
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Introduction of Campoplex fmtranae, a parasite of Nantucket pine tip moth, materially improved the appearance and vigor of ornamental Monterey pines at the release site in San Diego County.
New fungus associated with vascular wilt of shasta daisy
by A. R. Chase
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Preliminary pathogenicity tests confirm the role of Acremonium stricturn in the expression of vascular wilt of shasta daisy.
Trunk injection corrects iron and zinc deficiency in pear trees
by Wilbur O. Reil, James A. Beutel, Chester L. Hemstreet, William S. Seyman
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Pressure injection of iron and zinc is more effective and less costly than present methods used to correct deficiencies. The materials are compatible with Terramycin and can be applied with the antibiotic treatment for pear decline.

News and Opinion

California's disappearing frontier
by J. B. Kendrick
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October 1978
Volume 32, Number 10

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Scales threaten iceplant in Bay Area
by Dean R. Donaldson, Wayne S. Moore, Carlton S. Koehler, Johannes L. Joos
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Since 1971, scales on iceplant have been reported in eight Bay Area counties. Trials show that several substances control scales effectively.
Water stress affects size and quality of walnuts
by David E. Ramos, Lyndon C. Brown, Kay Uriu, Bruno Marangoni
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
In an experiment comparing walnuts from irrigated trees with those from dry trees, the effects of lack of soil moisture on the normal seasonal development of walnuts were determined.
Responses of bird and mammal populations to fire in chaparral
by William M. Longhurst
Full text HTML  | PDF  
California's brushlands: Brushland management
by Theodore E. Adams
Full text HTML  | PDF  
An assessment of goat grazing in chaparral
by A.E. Sidahmed, S.R. Radosevich, J.G. Morris, W.L. Graves
Full text HTML  | PDF  
Fossil record discloses wildfire history
by Roger Byrne
Full text HTML  | PDF  
Persistence of 2, 4-D and 2, 5, 6-T in chaparral
by Steven R. Radosevich, Wray L. Winterlin
Full text HTML  | PDF  
Measuring chaparral fuels
by Ronald H. Wakimoto, John W. Menke
Full text HTML  | PDF  
Effect of irrigation frequencies on alfalfa seed yield
by Robert W. Hagemann, Carl F. Ehlig, Mikeal J. Huber, Richard Y. Reynoso, Lyman S. Willardson
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Maximum alfalfa seed set is achieved through slight water stress. Experiments with varying drip- and furrow-irrigation frequencies showed that the highest clean seed yields were achieved with furrow irrigation at 7-day intervals.
Natural enemy promises control of Nantucket pine tip moth
by Glenn T. Scriven, Robert F. Luck
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Introduction of Campoplex fmtranae, a parasite of Nantucket pine tip moth, materially improved the appearance and vigor of ornamental Monterey pines at the release site in San Diego County.
New fungus associated with vascular wilt of shasta daisy
by A. R. Chase
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Preliminary pathogenicity tests confirm the role of Acremonium stricturn in the expression of vascular wilt of shasta daisy.
Trunk injection corrects iron and zinc deficiency in pear trees
by Wilbur O. Reil, James A. Beutel, Chester L. Hemstreet, William S. Seyman
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Pressure injection of iron and zinc is more effective and less costly than present methods used to correct deficiencies. The materials are compatible with Terramycin and can be applied with the antibiotic treatment for pear decline.

News and Opinion

California's disappearing frontier
by J. B. Kendrick
Full text HTML  | PDF  

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