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1980 Journal Papers

Our recent 50th Anniversary celebrated our past and looked to the future... Our thanks to the Symposium's 18 sponsors, 31 speakers & 172 registrants for making it such a success.

Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the 10th Agronomy Society Conference held at Auckland in 1980.  Please click on the title of interest to download the file:

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Agronomy Society Papers

1.

Presidential address: Agronomy – a multidiscipline research

S.J. McCormick pp. 1-2

2.

Sweet sorghum and beet crops for energy in northern North Island

G.J. Piggot and C.A. Farrell pp. 3-4

3.

A preliminary investigation into the fertiliser requirements of fodder beet (Beta vulgaris L. cv. Monoblanc) on some Canterbury soils

R.C. Stephen, T.N. Kemp and B.W. Todd pp. 5-8

4.

Yields and sugar contents of sugar beet and fodder beet cultivars

R.J. Martin pp. 9-12

5.

Summer brassica forages in Northland

G.J. Piggot, C.A. Farrell, G.L. Stebleton and P.W. Shannon pp. 13-15

6.

Winter forage lupins and residual soil nitrogen

G.J. Piggot and D.M. Cooper pp. 17-18

7.

The strategic use of lucerne pastures as feed for sheep

K.T. Jagusch, P.V. Rattray, J.F. Smith, R. Lynch, T. Oliver and L.F.C. Brunswick pp. 19-22

8.

Effect of stage of growth and season on the major element composition of the aerial parts of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.)

E.R. Thorn and G.S. Smith pp. 23-26

9.

Performance of lucerne/grass mixtures on Atiamuri sand

J.A. Baars pp. 27-29

10.

The effect of early season temperatures on maize growth and its relation to grain yield

S.J. McCormick pp. 31-33

11.

Variability and bias in wheat grain yields derived from plots of different widths and lengths

D.J. Saville and R.C. Stephen pp. 35-38

12.

Soybean production in Northland

G.J. Piggot, C.A. Farrell and E.N. Honore pp. 39-41

13.

Growth patterns of six wheat cultivars

E.G. Drewitt and B.F. Quin pp. 43-47

14.

Why use legumes in intensive forage crop production systems

A.O. Taylor pp. 49-53

15.

Preliminary assessment of sub-tropical legume species at several sites in Northland

G.J. Goold and W.B. McMeikan pp. 55-57

16.

Cool season annual legumes for a double cropping system in the Waikato

E.R. Thom pp. 59-61

17.

Legumes for winter greenfeed production in South Island arable cropping systems

C.G. Janson and T.L. Knight pp. 63-65

18.

Sainfoin - curiosity or crop?

J.A. Fortune and N.J. Withers pp. 67-71

19.

Growth and management of sainfoin on pumice soils

N.S. Percival and I.P.M. McQueen pp. 73-76

20.

Virus diseases of annual legume crops

J.W. Ashby pp. 77-80

21.

Measurement of sugar content in fodder and sugar beets

B.F. Quin, C.E. Wright and P.H. Woods pp. 81-84

Symposium: Approaches to Agronomic Research

22.

The efficacy of agronomic research in New Zealand

P.W. Gandar and J.P. Kerr pp. 87-92

23.

Statistical significance in crop fertiliser trials in relation to the profitability of applying fertiliser

J.A. Douglas and C.B. Dyson pp. 93-95

24.

Replication of field trials in space and time

D.J. Saville pp. 97-99

25.

A systems approach to defining agronomic problems and setting objectives for research

A. Wright pp. 101-102

26.

Development of a simulation model for pasture growth

J.A. Baars pp. 103-106

27.

Strategies for crop research

H.A. Nix pp. 107-110

28.

Development of research procedures for agronomic research and planning

G.C. Cossens pp. 111-113