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Quinoa For Utah, Kristine Bunkland, Earl Creech, Jennifer R. Reeve, Grant Cardon, Michael Pace Dec 2017

Quinoa For Utah, Kristine Bunkland, Earl Creech, Jennifer R. Reeve, Grant Cardon, Michael Pace

All Current Publications

This fact sheet provides insight into some of the opportunities and limitations to quinoa production in Utah.


Atay V. County Of Maui, Stephanie A. George Nov 2017

Atay V. County Of Maui, Stephanie A. George

Public Land & Resources Law Review

As genetically engineered plants become more common, questions frequently arise regarding how the plants are regulated and who can regulate them. The Ninth Circuit attempted to answer these questions through preemption doctrine. The court left the door open for states and localities to regulate genetically engineered crops that have been deregulated by the federal government. This decision will implicate the future cultivation of genetically engineered crops, and the food industry as a whole.


Crop Responses To Amisorb In The North Central Region, Sylvie Brouder, Robert Dowdy, Dave Franzen, Gary Hergert, Robert Hoeft, Maurice Horton, Keith Kelling, David Mengel, George Rehm, John Sawyer, Peter Scharf, Darryl Warnacke, David Whitney Aug 2017

Crop Responses To Amisorb In The North Central Region, Sylvie Brouder, Robert Dowdy, Dave Franzen, Gary Hergert, Robert Hoeft, Maurice Horton, Keith Kelling, David Mengel, George Rehm, John Sawyer, Peter Scharf, Darryl Warnacke, David Whitney

John E. Sawyer

Originally used to prevent scale in boilers, carpramid or thermal polyaspartate (copoly[(3-carboxypropionamide)( 2-carboxylmethyl) acetamide)] was brought to agriculture under the trade names AmiSorb and Magnet. It claimed to increase nutrient uptake through artificially increasing the volume of soil occupied by roots through increased root branching and root hair development. Under controlled hydroponic or greenhouse conditions, the use of carpramid increased nutrient uptake, some yield determining factors such as wheat tillering and in some cases, crop yield. Extensive field testing from 1996 to 1998 under various nutrient regimes, placements, forms, and timings resulted in very inconsistent performance. Averaged across all ...


1903 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1901 Jun 2017

1903 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1901

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1903 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1901, copies of some of the publications, bulletins and letters issued by the Society and others throughout the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1881 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1881 May 2017

1881 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1881

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1881 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1881, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1892 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1891 May 2017

1892 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1891

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1892 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1891, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1880 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1880 May 2017

1880 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1880

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1880 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1880, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1901 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1900 May 2017

1901 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1900

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1901 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1900, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1864 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1863 May 2017

1864 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1863

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1864 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1863, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1870 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1868 And 1869 May 2017

1870 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1868 And 1869

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1870 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1868 and 1869, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1878 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1877 May 2017

1878 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1877

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1878 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1877, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1879 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1878 May 2017

1879 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1878

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1879 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1878, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1866 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1864 And1865 May 2017

1866 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1864 And1865

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1866 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1864 and 1865, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1885 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1884 May 2017

1885 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1884

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1885 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1884, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1886 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1885 May 2017

1886 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1885

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1886 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1885, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1884 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1883 May 2017

1884 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1883

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1884 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1883, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1889 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1888 May 2017

1889 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1888

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1889 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1888, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1911 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1910 May 2017

1911 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1910

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1911 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1910, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


1880 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1879 May 2017

1880 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1879

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1880 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1879, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


Dynamic Patterns Of Expression For Genes Regulating Cytokinin Metabolism And Signaling During Rice Inflorescence Development, Maria V. Yamburenko, Joseph J. Kieber, G. Eric Schaller Apr 2017

Dynamic Patterns Of Expression For Genes Regulating Cytokinin Metabolism And Signaling During Rice Inflorescence Development, Maria V. Yamburenko, Joseph J. Kieber, G. Eric Schaller

Dartmouth Scholarship

Inflorescence development in cereals, including such important crops as rice, maize, and wheat, directly affects grain number and size and is a key determinant of yield. Cytokinin regulates meristem size and activity and, as a result, has profound effects on inflorescence development and architecture. To clarify the role of cytokinin action in inflorescence development, we used the NanoString nCounter system to analyze gene expression in the early stages of rice panicle development, focusing on 67 genes involved in cytokinin biosynthesis, degradation, and signaling. Results point toward key members of these gene families involved in panicle development and indicate that the ...


1888 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1887 Apr 2017

1888 - Report Of The California State Agricultural Society For 1887

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

1888 report on various subjects pertaining to the California State Agricultural Society in 1887, copies of some of the bulletins issued by the Society during the year, and a review of the physical conditions and characteristics of most of the counties of the State, with statistics showing the farm acreage, the assessable wealth, and industrial resources for those counties.


Seed Biology And Yield Of Grain Crops, Dennis B. Egli Feb 2017

Seed Biology And Yield Of Grain Crops, Dennis B. Egli

Plant and Soil Sciences Faculty Book Gallery

Description from CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International):

This new edition of an established title examines the determination of grain crop yield from a unique perspective, by concentrating on the influence of the seed itself. As the food supply for an expanding world population is based on grain crops harvested for their seeds, understanding the process of seed growth and its regulation is crucial to our efforts to increase production and meet the needs of that population. Yield of grain crops is determined by their assimilatory processes such as photosynthesis and the biosynthetic processes in the seed, which are ...


Southwest Research-Extension Center Reports: Field Day 2017, R. Gillen Jan 2017

Southwest Research-Extension Center Reports: Field Day 2017, R. Gillen

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Full report of agricultural research for 2017 for the Kansas Southwest Research-Extension Center. Field Day 2017.


Transfer Of Antibiotics From Wastewater Or Animal Manure To Soil Andedible Crops., Livia Min Pan, L.M. Chu Jan 2017

Transfer Of Antibiotics From Wastewater Or Animal Manure To Soil Andedible Crops., Livia Min Pan, L.M. Chu

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) Staff Publications

Antibiotics are added to agricultural fields worldwide through wastewater irrigation or manure application, resulting in antibiotic contamination and elevated environmental risks to terrestrial environments and humans. Most studies focused on antibiotic detection in different matrices or were conducted in a hydroponic environment. Little is known about the transfer of antibiotics from antibiotic-contaminated irrigation wastewater and animal manure to agricultural soil and edible crops. In this study, we evaluated the transfer of five different antibiotics (tetracycline, sulfamethazine, norfloxacin, erythromycin, and chloramphenicol) to different crops under two levels of antibiotic-contaminated wastewater irrigation and animal manure fertilization. The final distribution of tetracycline (TC ...


Measuring Soil Electrical Conductivity To Delineate Zones Of Variability In Production Fields, Gretchen Sassenrath, S. Kulesza Jan 2017

Measuring Soil Electrical Conductivity To Delineate Zones Of Variability In Production Fields, Gretchen Sassenrath, S. Kulesza

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Production fields in southeast Kansas are highly variable. Differences in elevation and changes in soil texture contribute to unevenness in plant-available moisture and nutrients, resulting in significant inconsistencies in crop production and yield within a field. These variabilities complicate management and impact the return on investments from different areas of the field. Identification of the regions of variability is possible through several methods, including visual inspection, remote imagery, and yield maps. An additional method of assessing soil variability is by measuring the electrical conductivity of the soil. Measuring apparent electrical conductivity gives a map of the spatial distribution of soil ...


Searc Agricultural Research 2017, L. W. Lomas Jan 2017

Searc Agricultural Research 2017, L. W. Lomas

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

Southeast Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research 2017. Topics include grazing and supplemental feed for beef cattle, forage, pasture, hay, grasses, legumes, tillage, fertilizer, corn, soybeans, wheat, and soil health and variability.


East Central Kansas Experiment Field, Eric Adee Jan 2017

East Central Kansas Experiment Field, Eric Adee

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

The research program at the East Central Kansas Experiment Field is designed to keep area crop producers abreast of technological advances in agronomic agriculture. Specific objectives are to 1) identify top performing varieties and hybrids of wheat, corn, soybean, and grain sorghum; 2) establish the amount of tillage and crop residue cover needed for optimum crop production; 3) evaluate weed and disease control practices using chemical, no chemical, and combination methods; and 4) test fertilizer rates, timing, and application methods for agronomic proficiency and environmental stewardship.


Kansas River Valley Experiment Field, Eric Adee Jan 2017

Kansas River Valley Experiment Field, Eric Adee

Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports

The Kansas River Valley Experiment Field was established to study management and effective use of irrigation resources for crop production in the Kansas River Valley (KRV). The Paramore Unit consists of 80 acres located 3.5 miles east of Silver Lake on U.S. Highway 24, then 1 mile south of Kiro, and 1.5 miles east on 17th street. The Rossville Unit consists of 80 acres located 1 mile east of Rossville or 4 miles west of Silver Lake on U.S. Highway 24.