1999 Journal Papers

Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the 29th Agronomy Society Conference held at Albany, Auckland in 1999.  Please click on the title of interest to download the file:

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Water use efficiency of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) cultivars in Canterbury: effect of irrigation and sowing date

M.R. Anwar, B.A. McKenzie and G.D. Hill pp. 1-8


The effect of plant population on dry matter accumulation, yield and yield components of four grain legumes

S. Ayaz, B.A. McKenzie and G.D. Hill pp. 9-15


Yield responses of field and process peas to fertiliser application

D.R. Wilson, C.S. Tregurtha, P.H. Williams and D. Curtain pp. 17-22


Field pea (Pisum sativum L.) seed quality responses to fertiliser application

G.M. Pemberton, J.S. Rowarth, J.R. Sedcole and J.G. Hampton pp. 23-26


Weed seeds in white clover seed lots: losses during seed cleaning

K.A. Hill, R.P.C. Townsend, M.J. Hill and J.G. Hampton pp. 27-30


Possibilities for production of South Pacific taro in New Zealand

W.T. Bussell and Z. Goldsmith pp. 31-33


Evaluation of new cultivars of Oca or New Zealand yam (Oxalis tuberosa Mol.)

R.J. Martin, B. Deo and S. Halloy pp. 35-39


Preliminary studies on the agronomic requirements of Japanese taro (Colocasia esculenta)

J.J.C. Scheffer, J.A. Douglas and C.M. Triggs pp. 41-46


Plug transplants for sweetpotato establishment

S.L. Lewthwaite and C.M. Triggs pp. 47-50


Field establishment of sweetpotato transplants

S.L. Lewthwaite pp. 51-57


A simple model of potato growth and yield

P. Stone, I. Sorensen and B. Rogers pp. 59-61


A simple method for the phenological evaluation of new cereal cultivars

P.D. Jamieson and C.A. Munro pp. 63-68


Forecasting nutrient responses in annual crops

J.B. Reid pp. 69-72


'The Maize Calculator'- a simple system for predicting fertiliser nitrogen requirements of maize

J.B. Reid, P.J. Stone, A.J. Pearson, C. Cloughley and D.R. Wilson pp. 73-74


Development and growth of oat leaves at different temperatures and nitrogen levels

M. Sonego, P.D. Jamieson, D.J. Moot and R.J. Martin pp. 75-81


Relationships between growth duration, leaf area and yield of maize hybrids

I. Sorensen and P. Stone pp. 83-85


Is sweet corn just another maize hybrid?

B. Rogers, I. Sorensen and P. Stone pp. 87-90


Effect of soil incorporated tagasaste residues on maize dry matter and grain yield

E. Yamoah, B.A. McKenzie and G.D. Hill pp. 91-96


Strobilurins increase production in high-yielding wheat crops

P .D. Jamieson, R.L. Munro and R.C. Butler pp. 97-100


The fate of 15N-labelled fertiliser applied in autumn or winter to white clover (Trifolium repens L.) or perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)

M.L. Castle, J.S. Rowarth, I.S. Cornforth and J.R. Sedcole pp. 101-106


Leaf morphogenesis and site filling in the establishment period in three Guinea grass (Panicum maximum) cultivars

D.D. Carvalho, C. Matthew and J. Hodgson pp. 107-114


Nitrogen fertiliser use efficiency in ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) seed crops

W.R. Cookson pp. 115-116