1985 Journal Papers

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Agronomy Society Papers


Soil moisture extraction patterns from irrigated and dryland arable crops in Canterbury

P.D. Jamieson pp. 1-6


The pattern of subsoil water use in autumn-sown Kopara wheat

W .S. Dalgliesh and W .R. Scott pp. 7-12


Modelling the influence of flood irrigation on wheat yields in Canterbury

J.R. Baird and J.N. Gallagher pp. 13-20


Effects of drought imposed during different developmental phases on the growth and yield of spring wheats

S.K. Roy and J.N. Gallagher pp. 21-25


An assessment of infra-red thermometry for scheduling irrigation of bean crops

John T. Scott and J.N. Gallagher pp. 27-34


The effect of wheat foliar diseases on root growth, water use and yield

R. Balasubramaniam and R.E. Gaunt pp. 35-39


Irrigation of field peas on a soil with impeded drainage

P .B. Greenwood and R.M. McNamara pp. 41-46


Response of lentils to irrigation and sowing date

B.A. McKenzie, C. Sherrell, J.N. Gallagher and G.D. Hill pp. 47-50


Variability in the malting quality of Triumph barley in Southland and Otago

R.M. Haslemore and W.H. Risk pp. 51-54


The effects of nitrogen application on the yield and quality of Bounty winter wheat

B.R. Guy pp. 55-58


Responses of grain yield components of winter-sown wheat to nitrogen fertilizer applied at four growth stages

R.C. Stephen, D.J. Saville and T.N. Kemp pp. 59-63


Seedling emergence of wheat as affected by sowing depth, seed size and sowing date

S.M. Goodman and W .R. Scott pp. 65-69


Effects of height reducing genes on yield in bread wheat: overseas and New Zealand results

L.J. Davies, J.M. McEwan and R.J. Cross pp. 71-74


The effect of growing cereal/legume mixtures on total biomass accumulation

M.T. Hassan, B.G. Love and G.D. Hill pp. 75-79


Effect of sowing date and plant population on growth and yield of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)

L.G. Hernandez and G.D. Hill pp. 81-85


Biomass accumulation and nitrogen fixation by a white clover seed crop

G.A. Whelan and J.G.H. White pp. 87-92


The course of research and development of alternative arable crops in New Zealand

R.B. Wynn-Williams and L. A. Logan pp. 93-102


A plan for commercialising sorghum as a sugar crop in Northland

G.J. Piggot, N. Lodge and C.A. Farrall pp. 103-105


Florence fennel - preliminary research on a possible new crop for the Waikato

J.A. Douglas and J.M. Follett pp. 107-110


Multiple comparison procedures

D.J. Saville pp. 111-114


Strategies for dryland pasture management - a review

D.J. Barker and A.C.P. Chu pp. 115-120


Lucerne cultivar comparisons: herbage yields under irrigation and on dryland in Central Otago

D.W. Brash pp. 121-126


Yield and nutritive quality of winter regrowth of Nui and Matua/white clover swards

G.P. Savage, M.L. Smetham and W. Joe pp. 127-130


A relevant approach to identifying well adapted and productive forage legumes for tropical third world countries

J .M. Keoghan pp. 131-135


Leaching losses of nitrate from cattle urine applied to a lysimeter

T .R.O. Field, P. W. Theobald, P.R. Ball and B.E. Clothier pp. 137-141