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Flowering Plants: Flowering Rush To Rushes, Robert H. Mohlenbrock Jun 2006

Flowering Plants: Flowering Rush To Rushes, Robert H. Mohlenbrock

Illustrated Flora of Illinois

The second edition of Flowering Plants: Flowering Rush to Rushes offers new material, including a preface, seventeen new illustrations of the additional species now known from Illinois, a revised list of illustrations, and an appendix of the additions and changes since 1970 in the identification, classification, and location of the plants included in the first edition. This new edition of the first volume in the multi-volume series of The Illustrated Flora of Illinois—which provides a working reference for the identification and classification of these plant forms in the state—includes flowering rushes, arrowheads, pondweeds, naiads, duckweeds, cattails, bur reeds ...


Mr439: An Evaluation Of Turfgrass Species And Varieties: Fineleaf Fescues, Alan R. Langille Jun 2006

Mr439: An Evaluation Of Turfgrass Species And Varieties: Fineleaf Fescues, Alan R. Langille

Miscellaneous Reports

The fineleaf fescues comprise 28 species of perennial grasses in the genus Festuca. The fescue species represented in the United States include deeply rooted grasses with both wide and narrow leaf types, bunch and spreading plant morphologies, and tolerances to a wide variety of environmental conditions. Several of these species exhibit desirable characteristics for turfgrass use: adaptation to cool, humid regions, tolerance to droughty acidic soils, excellent wear and shade tolerance, deep, erosion-resistant root systems and rapid recovery following mowing. This report presents the results of Maine trials in the 1998 National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP) Fineleaf Fescue Trial, which ...


Mp756: Eastern Regional Potato Trials 2004: Summary Of Ne1014 Regional Project Field Testing Of New Potato Clones, Gregory Porter, Chad Hutchinson, J. Marion White, Paul Ocaya, Craig Yencho, Mark Clough, Dale Moyer, Joe Sieczka, Don Halseth, Matt Kleinhenz, David Kelly, Barbara Christ, Pierre Turcotte, Daniel Harvey, Gilles Hamel, Rikki Sterrett Jun 2006

Mp756: Eastern Regional Potato Trials 2004: Summary Of Ne1014 Regional Project Field Testing Of New Potato Clones, Gregory Porter, Chad Hutchinson, J. Marion White, Paul Ocaya, Craig Yencho, Mark Clough, Dale Moyer, Joe Sieczka, Don Halseth, Matt Kleinhenz, David Kelly, Barbara Christ, Pierre Turcotte, Daniel Harvey, Gilles Hamel, Rikki Sterrett

Miscellaneous Publications

The objectives of this regional potato trial are (1) to develop pest-resistant, early-maturing, long-dormant potato varieties that will process from cold storage; (2) to evaluate new and specialty variet­ies developed in the Northeast; (3) to determine climatic effects on performance to develop pre­dictive models for potato improvement; and (4) determine heritability/linkage relationships and improve the genetic base of tetraploid cultivated varieties. The results presented in this report reflect a portion of the activity directed toward objectives 1, 2 and 3.


Growing Chinese Cabbage In Western Australia, John Burt, Dennis Phillips, David Gatter Jun 2006

Growing Chinese Cabbage In Western Australia, John Burt, Dennis Phillips, David Gatter

Bulletins 4000 -

Chinese cabbage is a member of the Brassiceae family, which may be called brassicas, crucifers or cole crops. This includes various crops such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, radish, turnips, swedes and weeds such as wild radish.

In general trade, the term Chinese cabbage can loosely be given to both the heading types (Brasssica rapa L. subsp. pekinensis) and to non heading types such as pak-choi (Brassica rapa L. subsp. chinensis). This Bulletin deals with the heading type of Chinese cabbage. The Chinese name is Wong Bok, and this name is often used in Australia.


Viola Rafinesquii Greene, Gordon C. Tucker May 2006

Viola Rafinesquii Greene, Gordon C. Tucker

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Morella Pensylvanica (Mirb.) Kartesz, Kerry Barringer May 2006

Morella Pensylvanica (Mirb.) Kartesz, Kerry Barringer

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Acer Rubrum Wats., Kerry Barringer May 2006

Acer Rubrum Wats., Kerry Barringer

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Dodecatheon Meadia L., Loy R. Phillippe May 2006

Dodecatheon Meadia L., Loy R. Phillippe

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Parthenocissus Quinquefolia (L.) Planch., John E. Ebinger May 2006

Parthenocissus Quinquefolia (L.) Planch., John E. Ebinger

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Corallorhiza Wisteriana Conrad, John E. Ebinger May 2006

Corallorhiza Wisteriana Conrad, John E. Ebinger

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Viola Affinis Leconte, Gordon C. Tucker Apr 2006

Viola Affinis Leconte, Gordon C. Tucker

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Viola Affinis Leconte, Gordon C. Tucker Apr 2006

Viola Affinis Leconte, Gordon C. Tucker

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Viola Sororia Willd., Gerry Moore Apr 2006

Viola Sororia Willd., Gerry Moore

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Acer Negundo L., Gordon C. Tucker Apr 2006

Acer Negundo L., Gordon C. Tucker

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Acer Rubrum Wats., Gordon C. Tucker Apr 2006

Acer Rubrum Wats., Gordon C. Tucker

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Claytonia Virginica L., Gerry Moore Apr 2006

Claytonia Virginica L., Gerry Moore

Specimens by Name

No abstract provided.


Mp755: Eastern Regional Potato Trials 2003: Summary Of Ne1014 Regional Project Field Testing Of New Potato Clones, Gregory Porter, Chad Hutchinson, J. Marion White, Paul Ocaya, Craig Yencho, Mark Clough, Mel Henninger, Joe Sieczka, Don Halseth, Matt Kleinhenz, David Kelly, Barbara Christ, Pierre Turcotte, Daniel Harvey, Gilles Hamel, Rikki Sterrett Mar 2006

Mp755: Eastern Regional Potato Trials 2003: Summary Of Ne1014 Regional Project Field Testing Of New Potato Clones, Gregory Porter, Chad Hutchinson, J. Marion White, Paul Ocaya, Craig Yencho, Mark Clough, Mel Henninger, Joe Sieczka, Don Halseth, Matt Kleinhenz, David Kelly, Barbara Christ, Pierre Turcotte, Daniel Harvey, Gilles Hamel, Rikki Sterrett

Miscellaneous Publications

The objectives of this regional potato trial are (1) to develop pest-resistant, early-maturing, long-dormant potato varieties that will process from cold storage; (2) to evaluate new and specialty variet­ies developed in the Northeast; (3) to determine climatic effects on performance to develop pre­dictive models for potato improvement; and (4) determine heritability/linkage relationships and improve the genetic base of tetraploid cultivated varieties. The results presented in this report reflect a portion of the activity directed toward objectives 1, 2 and 3.


Baby Boabs : The Exciting New Taste Sensation From The Kimberley In Western Australia, Department Of Agriculture And Food, Western Australia Mar 2006

Baby Boabs : The Exciting New Taste Sensation From The Kimberley In Western Australia, Department Of Agriculture And Food, Western Australia

Bulletins 4000 -

Baby boabs are the seedling stage of the large boab trees found in the Kimberley region. The seed of the fruit found in pods attached to the tree is planted and then grown for approximately 16 weeks depending on the season. This produces a tuber up to 30 centimetres long, with fresh, succulent, edible leaves on top.

The boab tubers are very versatile and can be used in most dishes both raw and cooked. The texture of the tubers are crisp and crunchy like that of a water chestnut but with a refreshing taste that can adapt to the other ...


Current Property Size Distribution Of Landholders In The Northam Advisory District, Jeff Russell Feb 2006

Current Property Size Distribution Of Landholders In The Northam Advisory District, Jeff Russell

Bulletins 4000 -

The reason for conducting this short study was to gain a better understanding of the property size distribution of landholdings that exists within the Northam Advisory District (NAD). There has been some deal of conjecture as to the extent of property size within the district upon which some basic assumptions are being made for the viability of farming / agricultural industries in the district.

This outline may help to give a greater accuracy of the nature of the clientele of the district in decision making processes for district extension management and on ground activities.


Sfa Gardens Newsletter, Jan 2006, Sfa Gardens, Stephen F. Austin State University Jan 2006

Sfa Gardens Newsletter, Jan 2006, Sfa Gardens, Stephen F. Austin State University

SFA Gardens Newsletters

No abstract provided.


Pineywoods Native Plant Center, Winter 2006, Sfa Gardens, Stephen F. Austin State University Jan 2006

Pineywoods Native Plant Center, Winter 2006, Sfa Gardens, Stephen F. Austin State University

SFA Gardens Newsletters

No abstract provided.


Iowa Seed & Biosafety News (Vol. 23, No. 1), Iowa State University Seed Science Center Jan 2006

Iowa Seed & Biosafety News (Vol. 23, No. 1), Iowa State University Seed Science Center

Iowa Seed & Biosafety News

Contents: Mew master of science degree in seed technology and business; Seed Science Center profiles; Seed Science Center profiles; Seed Science Center co-sponsors workshop in Southern Africa; BIGMAP affiliate faculty to offer new graduate minor; Graduate fellowships reach $1 million goal; Seed Science Center receives Economic Development Grant;unkvold approved to seed science endowed chair; Seed Science Center cohosts Iowa Seed Association Convention; Colletti Named College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Iowa Seed & Biosafety News (Vol. 22, No. 3), Iowa State University Seed Science Center Jan 2006

Iowa Seed & Biosafety News (Vol. 22, No. 3), Iowa State University Seed Science Center

Iowa Seed & Biosafety News

Contents: Iowa State University selects new College of Agriculture dean; BIGMAP, Seed Science Center; Post doc and grad student profiles; Vice Provost for Extension Jack Payne; Harmonization of seed policies and photosanitary regulations in the Andean community of nations; BIGMAP Symposium; State department outreach activities in biotechnology; Foundation seed in Mozambique; 2005 Biopharmaceutical corn field trial summary; Entymology of risk; Seed technolog and Business Curriculum


Nematodes In Western Australian Vineyards, Vivien Vanstone, Neil Lantzke Jan 2006

Nematodes In Western Australian Vineyards, Vivien Vanstone, Neil Lantzke

Bulletins 4000 -

Nematodes are worm-like microscopic animals that live in the soil. There are numerous soil-inhabiting nematode species, but not all are harmful to plants. Some nematodes are plant-parasitic, feeding on and damaging roots, including those of grapevine. Feeding activities of these nematodes reduce the vine’s ability to take up water and nutrients from the soil, leading to lack of vigour, symptoms of nutrient deficiency, wilting, lower yield, vine decline and, in severe cases, vine death. Nematode feeding sites can also lead to entry of other disease-causing organisms (e.g. fungi or bacteria), resulting in rapid vine decline.

Nematodes can survive ...


A Guide For Skeleton Weed Management And Control, Department Of Agriculture And Food, Western Australia Jan 2006

A Guide For Skeleton Weed Management And Control, Department Of Agriculture And Food, Western Australia

Bulletins 4000 -

Assisting Western Australian landholders to eradicate skeleton weed and to prevent its further spread within the State


Sampling And Testing For Plant Pathogens, Aileen Reid Jan 2006

Sampling And Testing For Plant Pathogens, Aileen Reid

Bulletins 4000 -

There are many methods used in the laboratory to determine whether Phytophthora or other fungi are present in growing media, water supply and diseased plants. These include:

• filtering water for spores

• baiting for fungi in growing media and water samples

• examining diseased plant tissue microscopically

• direct culturing from roots and other plant parts to isolate the fungal pathogen in pure culture.

This bulletin outlines some of the procedures involved. Growers may be able to do some basic baiting of soil or water samples themselves to alert them of a problem but the procedures involved in isolating and identifying pathogens are ...


Phytophthora Diseases Of Cutflower Crops, Department Of Agriculture And Food, Western Australia Jan 2006

Phytophthora Diseases Of Cutflower Crops, Department Of Agriculture And Food, Western Australia

Bulletins 4000 -

Phytophthora root rot is the most common soil borne disease causing plant death in native cut flower production. It is also a pathogen of exotic cutflower crops such as rose, lily, carnation, proteas and gerbera. The fungus, Phytophthora cinnamomi, the cause of jarrah dieback is the pathogen that first comes to mind when Phytophthora is mentioned. This has one of the widest host ranges of all Phytophthora species, particularly amongst native Australia species. P.nicotianae also has a wide host range, infecting a wide range of exotic, as well as Australian native flower crops. There are also a number of ...


Apples At A Glance From Western Australia, Department Of Agriculture And Food, Western Australia Jan 2006

Apples At A Glance From Western Australia, Department Of Agriculture And Food, Western Australia

Bulletins 4000 -

Western Australia produces a range of horticultural commodities including fruit, vegetables, flowers, nursery products and wine as part of its fast $670 million growing horticultural industry. Natural advantages such as climate and clean environment, soils and water make Western Australia an ideal place to supply a variety of high quality produce to domestic and international markets.

The apple industry in Western Australia has reached optimal yields from well established orchards. Production is currently estimated at a value of $37 million. Western Australia is the second major apple exporter in Australia. Around 20 per cent of the state's production of ...