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November-December 1981
Volume 35, Number 11

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Pesticides may reduce lettuce yield
by Frank V. Sances, Nick C. Toscano, Marshall W. Johnson, Larry F. LaPré
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Insecticides tested on lettuce as weekly or twice- weekly preventive treatments reduced yields by affecting plant physiology.
Toxic plants as possible human teratogens
by Wendell W. Kilgore, Donald G. Crosby, Arthur L. Craigmill, Norman K. Poppen
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Circumstantial evidence points to lupine toxin in goat's milk as cause of human birth defects.
Agricultural water conservation in simplified perspective
by David C. Davenport, Robert M. Hagan
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If California is to conserve water, it must curtail irrecoverable losses to the air and to saline sinks.
Removing leaf litter doesn't protect oranges from frost
by Richard L. Snyder, John E. Pehrson, Jerry L. Hatfield
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Raking litter from beneath the trees has little influenceon air temperature and is not recommended for frost protection.
Comparison of high-energy crops for alcohol production
by F. Jack Hills, Stanley S. Johnson, Shu Geng, Akbar Abshahi, Gary R. Peterson
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Corn showed up best in this trial, but sugarbeet could compete if growing costs were reduced.
Computer pre-order food co-ops offer savings in return for time and labor
by William Hohn, Jean Eastman, Robert Sommer
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Buying clubs use outside computer services to order food and merchandise from wholesalers.
Applications of remote sensing to California rice production and marketing
by Garrett D. Maier
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Climatic conditions and different cultural practices make it difficult to assess foreign rice acreage by remote sensing.

News and opinion

Setting research priorities
by L. N. Lewis
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November-December 1981
Volume 35, Number 11

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Pesticides may reduce lettuce yield
by Frank V. Sances, Nick C. Toscano, Marshall W. Johnson, Larry F. LaPré
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Insecticides tested on lettuce as weekly or twice- weekly preventive treatments reduced yields by affecting plant physiology.
Toxic plants as possible human teratogens
by Wendell W. Kilgore, Donald G. Crosby, Arthur L. Craigmill, Norman K. Poppen
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Circumstantial evidence points to lupine toxin in goat's milk as cause of human birth defects.
Agricultural water conservation in simplified perspective
by David C. Davenport, Robert M. Hagan
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
If California is to conserve water, it must curtail irrecoverable losses to the air and to saline sinks.
Removing leaf litter doesn't protect oranges from frost
by Richard L. Snyder, John E. Pehrson, Jerry L. Hatfield
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Raking litter from beneath the trees has little influenceon air temperature and is not recommended for frost protection.
Comparison of high-energy crops for alcohol production
by F. Jack Hills, Stanley S. Johnson, Shu Geng, Akbar Abshahi, Gary R. Peterson
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Corn showed up best in this trial, but sugarbeet could compete if growing costs were reduced.
Computer pre-order food co-ops offer savings in return for time and labor
by William Hohn, Jean Eastman, Robert Sommer
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Buying clubs use outside computer services to order food and merchandise from wholesalers.
Applications of remote sensing to California rice production and marketing
by Garrett D. Maier
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Climatic conditions and different cultural practices make it difficult to assess foreign rice acreage by remote sensing.

News and opinion

Setting research priorities
by L. N. Lewis
Full text HTML  | PDF  

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