2017 Journal Papers

Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the 47th Agronomy Society Conference held at Whanganui in 2017.  Please click on the title of interest to download the file: 

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Nitrogen uptake and nitrate-nitrogen accumulation in forage kale grown under varying amounts of water and nitrogen fertiliser in shallow soils

E. Chakwizira, J.M. de Ruiter and S. Maley pp. 1-12


Pasture brome (Bromus valdivianus) leaf growth physiology: a six-leaf grass species

I.P. Ordóñez, I.F. López, P.D. Kemp, D.J. Donaghy, P. Herrmann, F. Hernández and S. Bhatia pp. 13-22


A possible sustainable harvesting regime for poroporo (Solanum aviculare)

W.T. Bussell and C.M. Triggs pp. 23-27


Stem yield response of annual ryegrass to stem shortening plant growth regulators

J.W.L. Heney, M.P. Rolston, R.J. Chynoweth and B.L. McCloy pp. 29-36


Effect of variable rate lime applications on autumn sown barley performance

A.W. Holmes and G. Jiang pp. 37-45


Plant density effects on yield parameters of three industrial hemp cultivars in the Manawatu

L.H.J. Kerckhoffs, S. O’Neill, R. Barge and E. Kawana-Brown pp. 47-54


Effect of sowing date on forage rape seed quality

M. Rashid, J.G. Hampton, J.A.K. Trethewey and M.P. Rolston pp. 55-64


Establishment methods of oat catch crops after winter forage grazing

B. Malcolm, E. Teixeira, P. Johnstone, S. Maley, J. de Ruiter and E. Chakwizira pp. 65-77


Growing edible Taro in Waikato streams: effects of frost events

A. Parshotam, V. Parshotam and O.M. Parshotam pp. 79-92