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September-October 1986
Volume 40, Number 9

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Fostering lambs by odor transfer
by Edward O. Price, Nancy L. Martin, G. Craig Dunn, Martin R. Dally, Fremont L. (Monte) Bell, Margaret Sublette
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Orphaned lambs, already a problem for sheep producers, may become more common as improved breeding increases the proportion of multple births. A ewe can be persuaded to adopt an “alien” lamb wearing a stockinette that smells like her own lamb. (Cover photo by Edward 0.Price)
Cloth stockinettes help get ewes to adopt “alien” lambs
Plant spikes for commercial nurseries
by Michael P. Parrella, Alison Smith, Rod Ferrentino, Jeff Yost
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Systemic insecticides incorporated into plant spikes offer limited control of hard-to-kill nursery pests.
Horn fly resistance to pyrethroids
by Lorry L. Dunning, Walter H. Johnson, Ronald S. Knight, Edmond C. Loomis, Neil K. McDougald, P. Dean Smith, Charles B. Wilson
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Varying levels of resistance to pyrethroid cattle ear devices have been found in northern California.
Uniformity of continuous-move sprinkler machines
by Blaine R. Hanson, Wesley W. Wallender, Leslie L. Ede
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Linear-move and center-pivot machines differed in nonuniformity patterns and thus in possible yield effects.
Potassium deficiency syndrome of cotton
by Bill L. Weir, Thomas A. Kerby, Bruce A. Roberts, Duane S. Mikkelsen, Richard H. Garber
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Although soil tests indicate adequate potassium, plants develop deficiency symptoms and respond to fertilization.
Symptoms occur despite seemingly adequate soil levels
Influence of phosphorus and nitrogen on celery
by Steven E. C. Post
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Nitrogen and phosphorus applications maintained celery yields and increased packout of larger stalk sizes.
Added phosphorus and nitrogen maintained yields and increased size
Lures and traps for monitoring tomato fruitworm
by Michael P. Hoffman, Lloyd T. Wilson, Frank G. Zalom, Les McDonough
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A commercial lure in a liquid trap should be effective for most uses.
Using DRIS to assay nutrients in subclover
by Milton B. Jones, D. Michael Center, Charles E. Vaughn, Fremont L. Bell
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The Diagnosis and Recommendation Integrated System works well in assaying for phosphorus and sulfur.
It works well in diagnosing phosphorus and sulfur status
Selection of the common green lacewing for resistance to carbaryl
by Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell, Marjorie A. Hoy
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Laboratory selection has resulted in strains of this insect predator able to survive field rates of a pesticide.

News and opinion

Our knowledge of the Pacific Rim is inadequate
by Lowell N. Lewis
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September-October 1986
Volume 40, Number 9

Peer-reviewed research and review articles

Fostering lambs by odor transfer
by Edward O. Price, Nancy L. Martin, G. Craig Dunn, Martin R. Dally, Fremont L. (Monte) Bell, Margaret Sublette
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Orphaned lambs, already a problem for sheep producers, may become more common as improved breeding increases the proportion of multple births. A ewe can be persuaded to adopt an “alien” lamb wearing a stockinette that smells like her own lamb. (Cover photo by Edward 0.Price)
Cloth stockinettes help get ewes to adopt “alien” lambs
Plant spikes for commercial nurseries
by Michael P. Parrella, Alison Smith, Rod Ferrentino, Jeff Yost
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Systemic insecticides incorporated into plant spikes offer limited control of hard-to-kill nursery pests.
Horn fly resistance to pyrethroids
by Lorry L. Dunning, Walter H. Johnson, Ronald S. Knight, Edmond C. Loomis, Neil K. McDougald, P. Dean Smith, Charles B. Wilson
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Varying levels of resistance to pyrethroid cattle ear devices have been found in northern California.
Uniformity of continuous-move sprinkler machines
by Blaine R. Hanson, Wesley W. Wallender, Leslie L. Ede
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Linear-move and center-pivot machines differed in nonuniformity patterns and thus in possible yield effects.
Potassium deficiency syndrome of cotton
by Bill L. Weir, Thomas A. Kerby, Bruce A. Roberts, Duane S. Mikkelsen, Richard H. Garber
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Although soil tests indicate adequate potassium, plants develop deficiency symptoms and respond to fertilization.
Symptoms occur despite seemingly adequate soil levels
Influence of phosphorus and nitrogen on celery
by Steven E. C. Post
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Nitrogen and phosphorus applications maintained celery yields and increased packout of larger stalk sizes.
Added phosphorus and nitrogen maintained yields and increased size
Lures and traps for monitoring tomato fruitworm
by Michael P. Hoffman, Lloyd T. Wilson, Frank G. Zalom, Les McDonough
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
A commercial lure in a liquid trap should be effective for most uses.
Using DRIS to assay nutrients in subclover
by Milton B. Jones, D. Michael Center, Charles E. Vaughn, Fremont L. Bell
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
The Diagnosis and Recommendation Integrated System works well in assaying for phosphorus and sulfur.
It works well in diagnosing phosphorus and sulfur status
Selection of the common green lacewing for resistance to carbaryl
by Elizabeth E. Grafton-Cardwell, Marjorie A. Hoy
| Full text HTML  | PDF  
Laboratory selection has resulted in strains of this insect predator able to survive field rates of a pesticide.

News and opinion

Our knowledge of the Pacific Rim is inadequate
by Lowell N. Lewis
Full text HTML  | PDF  

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