1987 Journal Papers

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Agronomy Society Papers


Population responses of maize hybrids in the Manawatu

H.A. Eagles pp. 1-6


Effect of clonal selection and planted clove weight on yield of garlic

J. Lammerink and A.R. Wallace pp. 7-10


Nitrate assimilation in potato: implications for predicting nitrogen status in the field

B. Searle, M. Andrews, P. Jarvis and R.J. Lucas pp. 11-14


Effect of seed treatment on seed-borne Aschochyta of lentil

A.C Russell, M. G. Cromey and W.A. Jermyn pp. 15-18


Site variations in percentage of saleable yield of asparagus

W.T. Bussell, D.W. Brash and W. Stiefel pp. 19-20


Growth and regrowth of some brassica forages grown over summer in the Manawatu

S.D. Newton, A.C.P. Chu, D. Sollitt and T.J. Lynch pp. 21-24


Lucerne cultivar establishment and performance when sown after lucerne

R.G. Purves, R.B. Wynn-Williams and C.C. McLeod pp. 25-28


Some factors associated with poor emergence and growth of lucerne seedlings in soils from 'runout' lucerne crops

B.T. Hawthorne pp. 29-33


Virus resistance by genetic engineering: progress with white clover mosaic virus

R.C. Gardner, S. Harbison, and R.L.S. Foster pp. 35-37


Herbage seed: Towards the year 2000

M.P. Rolston, J.G. Hampton and M.D. Hare pp. 39-44


Puna chicory - a perennial herb for New Zealand pastures

M.D. Hare, M.P. Rolston, J.R Crush, and T.J. Fraser pp. 45-49


Silphium: preliminary research on a possible new forage crop for New Zealand

J.A. Douglas, J.M. Follett, I.R. Halliday, J.W. Hughes and C.R. Parr pp. 51-53


The effects of subsoiling compacted soils under grass - a progress report

R. Chapman and R.F. Allbrook pp. 55-58


Barley seedling establishment and infiltration from direct drilling in a wet soil

C.J. Baker, A.D. Chaudhry and J.A. Springett pp. 59-66


The relationship of coleoptile length and plant height with establishment of cereals under zero-tillage

K.A. Hughes and W.J.P. Mitchel pp. 67-70


The effects of starter fertiliser and methods of application on direct seeded crops

M.A. Choudhary pp. 71-75


A field programme for evaluating direct drilling technology

W.R. Ritchie and C.J. Baker pp. 77-82

Special symposium: cereal yield & quality


Effect of date of defoliation on yield of autumn barley sown on different dates

R.J. Martin and T.L Knight pp. 85-89


A comparison of autumn and spring sown barley on Lismore soils with and without irrigation

K.E. Carter and P.D. Fitzgerald pp. 91-94


Management of autumn-sown Rongotea wheat for high yield on light soils in Canterbury

M.J. Daly and C.B. Dyson pp. 95-101


The effect of time of nitrogen application on the yield and quality of contrasting cultivars of autumn sown wheat

R.J. Martin pp. 103-108


Grain yield and quality responses to early and late applications of nitrogen in three spring wheat cultivars under three irrigation levels

E.G. Drewitt and C.B. Dyson pp. 109-114


The effect of various fertilisers and the elemental components of wheat and flour on baking quality

J.A. Douglas pp. 115-120


The relationship between baking quality and protein content: some cultivar and environmental effects

K. Stevenson pp. 121-127