1971 Journal Papers


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a.

Foreword

P.B. Lynch 

1.

Presidential address: Developments in agronomy

H.C. Smith pp. 1-8

2.

Grain yields of four barley cultivars in field trials 1965-71

K. Cattier, L.W. Blackmore, J.A. Douglas, C.C. McLeod, G.W. Nixon and R.C. Stephen pp. 9-15

3.

The effects of varieties and agronomic practices on the moisture content of maize (Zea mays L) grain

G.L.B. Cumberland and C.A. Farrell pp. 17-29

4.

The effects of plant populations and row spacings on the grain yield of maize (Zea mays L.)

J.A. Douglas, K. Cottier and G.L.B. Cumberland pp. 31-39

5.

Performance of hybrid maizes (Zea mays L.) in field trials

G.L.B. Cumberland, L.W. Blackmore, K. Cattier, J.A. Douglas, G.W. Nixon and A. Thompson pp. 41-50

6.

The effects of sowing date on maize (Zea mays L.) development and yields of silage and grain

S.J. McCormick pp. 51-65

7.

The potential of direct drilled maize (Zea mays L.) for greenfeed and silage production

P.P. Williams, I.C. Logan and J.G. Whittles pp. 67-75

8.

Plant density and herbage production in lucerne (Medicago sativa L.)

T.P. Palmer pp. 77-85

9.

Aspects of the seedling development of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.)

I.D. Blair pp. 87-93

10.

The establishment of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) on Marlborough hill country by oversowing

G.W. Nixon pp. 95-101

11.

Black currants: A process crop (summary)

A.W. Smith p. 102

12.

Production of potatoes for processing

C.M. Driver pp. 103-109

13.

Field comparisons of the growth and tuber yields of seven potato cultivars (summary)

L.W. Blackmore, J.A. Douglas, E.N. Honore and C.C. McLeod p. 110

14.

Prospects of breeding non-bloating clovers for ruminants

K.K. Pandey pp. 111-120

15.

The effects of plant spacings and irrigation on the yields of green peas (Pisum sativum hortense L.)

J.G.H. White and J.A.D. Anderson pp. 121-128

16.

Studies on the cultivation of soyabean (Glycine max (L.) Meril.) in New Zealand

J.C. Gerlach, K. Cottier, G.L.B. Cumberland, G. Nixon, K. Bimler pp. 129-137

17.

Some effects of ethrel on ripening and yield of dwarf tomatoes

W.T. Bussell pp. 139-145

18.

The effects of irrigation and applied nitrogen on the growth, grain yields and nitrogen content of wheat

E.G. Drewitt and D.S. Rickard pp. 147-157

19.

Spring-sown field trials with wheat in the North Island

L.W. Blackmore, A. Thompson and G. Crouchley pp. 159-164

20.

Spring-sown field experiments with wheat selections in Canterbury

R.C. Stephen and C.C. McLeod pp. 165-172

21.

Performance of the wheat cultivar Kopara in South Island field trials

J.A. Douglas, G.G. Cossens, C.C. McLeod, G.W. Nixon, W.H. Risk and R.C. Stephen pp. 173-181

22.

Control of lodging in wheat caused by eyespot (Cercosporella herpotrichoides Fron.)

J.T. Witchalls, W.H. Risk, M.F. Hawke and R.C. Close pp. 183-191

23.

The comparative productivity and utilization of some winter forage crops

R.S. Scott pp. 193-201

24.

Seasonal variations in the levels of mineral nitrogen in two soils under different management systems

T.E. Ludecke and K.C. Tham pp. 203-214

25.

Investigational work with trickle irrigation

J.S. Dunn pp. 215-223

26.

Rice in New Zealand

J.C. Gerlach and T.F. Southon pp. 225-233