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November 1978
Volume 32, Number 11

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Tracing the flight activity of the sunflower moth
by Elmer C. Carlson, Robert L. Witt, Jeffrey C. Miller
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Suppression of sunflower moth may be facilitated by timing insecticide applications according to a temperature-based model. Also, newly available insecticides and resistant varieties contribute to integrated pest management of the moth.
Employment on California farms
by John W. Mamer, Varden Fuller
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Although technology will continue to be developed and used on California farms, greater stability in employer-employee relations (stimulated by modern labor management, collective bargaining, Unemployment Insurance, and non-wage benefits) is likely to displace as many farm workers.
New systemic fungicide controls downy mildew of broccoli
by Albert Paulus, Marvin Snyder, Judy Gafney, Jerry Nelson, Harry Otto
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Ciba Geigy 48988, which became available in 1976 for testing for control of downy mildew, was effective when applied as a seed treatment, foliar spray, or as granules on the soil.
Rice or barley straw for pregnant beef cows
by John L. Hull, William N. Garrett, John R. Dunbar
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Low phosphorus and energy intake by cows fed barley straw caused calving difficulties; but cows fed rice-straw rations had no difficulty and produced calves within the normal weight range.Rice straw is palatable and a satisfactory feed for pregnant beef cows, provided protein, mineral, and vitamin requirements are met; however, barley straw, when fed at high levels, is unpalatable even when supplemented.
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November 1978
Volume 32, Number 11

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Tracing the flight activity of the sunflower moth
by Elmer C. Carlson, Robert L. Witt, Jeffrey C. Miller
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Suppression of sunflower moth may be facilitated by timing insecticide applications according to a temperature-based model. Also, newly available insecticides and resistant varieties contribute to integrated pest management of the moth.
Employment on California farms
by John W. Mamer, Varden Fuller
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Although technology will continue to be developed and used on California farms, greater stability in employer-employee relations (stimulated by modern labor management, collective bargaining, Unemployment Insurance, and non-wage benefits) is likely to displace as many farm workers.
New systemic fungicide controls downy mildew of broccoli
by Albert Paulus, Marvin Snyder, Judy Gafney, Jerry Nelson, Harry Otto
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Ciba Geigy 48988, which became available in 1976 for testing for control of downy mildew, was effective when applied as a seed treatment, foliar spray, or as granules on the soil.
Rice or barley straw for pregnant beef cows
by John L. Hull, William N. Garrett, John R. Dunbar
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Low phosphorus and energy intake by cows fed barley straw caused calving difficulties; but cows fed rice-straw rations had no difficulty and produced calves within the normal weight range.Rice straw is palatable and a satisfactory feed for pregnant beef cows, provided protein, mineral, and vitamin requirements are met; however, barley straw, when fed at high levels, is unpalatable even when supplemented.

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