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August 1978
Volume 32, Number 8

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

A closer look at deficit high-frequency irrigation
by Elias Fereres, Bashir Amry, Jose Faci, Ali Kamgar, Delbert W. Henderson, Morethson Resende
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Encouraging results with previous deficit high-frequency irrigation experiments raised hopes that the technique could reduce water use on some California crops. But studies with sorghum, beans, and tomatoes proved the method unsuccesstkl.
Vine bleeding delays growth of T-budded grape Vines
by Curtis J. Alley, Albert T. Koyama
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Slashing vines promotes early bud growth and results in greater growth of shoots and canes.
New weighing unit revolutionizes field research
by James T. Yeager, James J. Mehlschau
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Portable field scale aids in gathering yield data from mechanically harvested crops utilizing bins.
Farm mechanization research: Assessing the consequences
by Refugio I. Rochin
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Monies expended on mechanization research can gield significantly high net returns to society, despite evidence of large adjustment costs.
Spider mite predator tested for pesticide resistance on pears
by Marjorie A. Hoy, Richard T. Roush
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Under field conditions the spider mite predator M. occidentalis can resist low application rates of organophosphate pesticides; but the spider mite is 40 times more resistant to permethrin than its predator.
Tomato pomace scores well as sheep feed
by Norman H. Hinman, William N. Garrett, John R. Dunbar, Arthur K. Swenerton, Nancy E. East
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A study with sheep shows tomato pomace has a feeding value for ruminants similar to good quality alfalfa when compared on a dry-matter basis.
Higher plant populations can increase cauliflower yields
by Robert K. Brendler
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Cauliflower growers need high gields to justiftl high land costs. New spacing practices can increase gields bg as much as 50 percent.

News and opinion

Proposition 13: The Aftermath
by J. B. Kendrick
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August 1978
Volume 32, Number 8

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

A closer look at deficit high-frequency irrigation
by Elias Fereres, Bashir Amry, Jose Faci, Ali Kamgar, Delbert W. Henderson, Morethson Resende
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Encouraging results with previous deficit high-frequency irrigation experiments raised hopes that the technique could reduce water use on some California crops. But studies with sorghum, beans, and tomatoes proved the method unsuccesstkl.
Vine bleeding delays growth of T-budded grape Vines
by Curtis J. Alley, Albert T. Koyama
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Slashing vines promotes early bud growth and results in greater growth of shoots and canes.
New weighing unit revolutionizes field research
by James T. Yeager, James J. Mehlschau
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Portable field scale aids in gathering yield data from mechanically harvested crops utilizing bins.
Farm mechanization research: Assessing the consequences
by Refugio I. Rochin
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Monies expended on mechanization research can gield significantly high net returns to society, despite evidence of large adjustment costs.
Spider mite predator tested for pesticide resistance on pears
by Marjorie A. Hoy, Richard T. Roush
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Under field conditions the spider mite predator M. occidentalis can resist low application rates of organophosphate pesticides; but the spider mite is 40 times more resistant to permethrin than its predator.
Tomato pomace scores well as sheep feed
by Norman H. Hinman, William N. Garrett, John R. Dunbar, Arthur K. Swenerton, Nancy E. East
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
A study with sheep shows tomato pomace has a feeding value for ruminants similar to good quality alfalfa when compared on a dry-matter basis.
Higher plant populations can increase cauliflower yields
by Robert K. Brendler
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Cauliflower growers need high gields to justiftl high land costs. New spacing practices can increase gields bg as much as 50 percent.

News and opinion

Proposition 13: The Aftermath
by J. B. Kendrick
Full text HTML  | PDF  

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