1994 Journal Papers

Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the 24th Agronomy Society Conference held at Palmerston North, Manawatu in 1994.  Please click on the title of interest to download the file:

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Genetic diversity within white clover (Trifolium repens L.)

J.R. Caradus pp. 1-7


Effect of sowing rate on herbage yield of four legume species oversown in hill country

M.H. Awan, D.J. Barker, P.D. Kemp and M.A. Choudhary pp. 9-14


A comparative study of the resistance and resilience of hill country pasture species exposed to water deficit stress

J.R.A. Davis, I. Valentine, P.D. Kemp and B.D. Campbell pp. 15-20


Wana cocksfoot: nitrogen effects on quantity and quality

T.J. Fraser and J.S. Rowarth pp. 21-24


Effect of four brassica cultivars on the subsequent establishment of tall fescue pasture

M.W.A. Slay, C.J. Korte and D.R. Smith pp. 25-29


Comparison of oversowing methods for pasture legume establishment on slopes

M.H. Awan and P.D. Kemp pp. 31-35


Effect of mineral nitrogen on spring growth and nitrogen fixation of white clover lines

H.B. Berthelsen, J. Ford, J. Evans and J.R. Caradus pp. 37-41


Variation in the spread of white clover plants growing in competition with different grasses

B.D. Campbell, J.R. Caradus, M.D.J. Given, H.D. Karsten, H.B. Berthelsen and D.Y. Williamson pp. 43-46


Educating agronomists at Lincoln University; undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

G.D. Hill and B.A. McKenzie pp. 47-49


Contribution of pre-flowering stored stem reserves to developing seeds of different field crops: a review

S.K. Roy and M.P. Rolston pp. 51-55


Teaching Agronomy in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

W.R. Scott pp. 57-61


Evaluating new chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) genotypes in Canterbury

R.M. Stieller, G.D. Hill and B.A. McKenzie pp. 63-66


New Zealand's needs for introduced plant genetic resources: implications of the Convention on Biological Diversity

W. Williams pp. 67-69


The role of non traditional crops in New Zealand

R. Coulson pp. 71-72


Seed development in Californian poppy (Eschscholzia californica Cham.)

K. Reddy, M.P. Rolston and J.S. Rowarth pp. 73-76


Relationships between vegetative and reproductive growth in a four year old stand of Caucasian clover (Trifolium ambiguum, M. Bieb) cv. Monaro

P. Coolbear, M.J. Hill and F. Efendi pp. 77-82


Management practices to ensure minimum contamination in seed crops when changing cultivars of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)

W.J. Archie and J.S. Rowarth pp. 83-85


The nutrient needs of small-seed crops: a new concept in optimising seed yields

J.S. Rowarth and W.J. Archie pp. 87-89


Effects of water and nitrogen on lodging, head numbers and seed yield of high and nil endophyte perennial ryegrass

M.P. Rolston, J.S. Rowarth, J.M. DeFilippi and W.J. Archie pp. 91-94


Ryegrass seed yield loss due to undersized seed

S.K. Roy, M.P. Rolston and J.S. Rowarth pp. 95-98


The effects of autumn - stubble treatment and spring nitrogen application on seed yield of browntop (Agrostis capillaris L.)

Q.F. Jin, J.S. Rowarth, W.R. Scott and R.J. Lucas pp. 99-102


Effect of cultivar, time of sowing and fungicide application on seed yield in cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.)

S.M. Wilson, J.G. Hampton, M.J. Hill and M.P. Rolston pp. 103-108


Development of yield and variability in yield components of chickpeas

T.I. Verghis, B.A. McKenzie and G.D. Hill pp. 109-116


Weed control in chickpeas (Cicer arietinum)

J.N. Plew, G.D. Hill and F. Dastgheib pp. 117-124


Three new pulse cultivars for New Zealand's arable industry

A.C. Russell pp. 125-128


Drought effects on biomass production in barley

P.D. Jamieson, R.J. Martin, G.S. Francis and D.R. Wilson pp. 129-130


The effect of plant population and nitrogen level on sugar yield and juice purity of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris)

P.D. Kemp, A.M. Khani and J.P. Millner pp. 131-134


The effect of Fusarium spp. on germination and establishment of super-sweet corn cv. Illini Gold

J.G. Hampton, K.A. Hill and I.M. Mashauri pp. 135-139


The incidence of Fusarium infection and mycotoxin contamination in maize grain from the Manawatu

K.G. Cox, J.P. Millner and D.R. Lauren pp. 141-146