4. Maize


Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the Agronomy Society of New Zealand Special Publication No. 4 published in 1985 from the Maize: Management to market symposium held at Hamilton, Waikato in August 1984.

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A.

Preface

H.A. Eagles and G.S. Wratt p. iii

Part I. Introduction

1.

History and present status of maize production in New Zealand

R.K. Bansal and H.A. Eagles pp. 3-6

Part II. Utilisation and Marketing

2.

Uses and processing of grain maize in New Zealand

P.L. Chappell pp. 9-12

3.

The maize industry - a farmer's point of view

D.W. Ritchie pp. 13-14

4.

Export potential for New Zealand maize

G.G. Sewell pp. 15-17

Part III. Management

5.

Maize grain production - costs and returns

R. Lough pp. 21-24

6.

Maize growing practices

R.A. Underwood pp. 25-28

7.

Fertiliser management for grain maize

K.W. Steele pp. 29-36

8.

Weed control in maize in New Zealand

A. Rahman pp. 37-45

9.

Pests of maize in New Zealand

R.N. Watson and M.G. Hill pp. 47-58

10.

Diseases of maize in New Zealand

M. Fowler pp. 59-64

Part IV. Seed Production and Breeding

11.

Hybrid maize seed production

M.J. Connell pp. 67-69

12.

Off season nurseries in New Zealand for northern hemisphere maize breeders

R.K. Bansal, A.J. Cameron and R.C. Peck pp. 71-72

13.

Prospects of breeding maize cultivars specifically for New Zealand conditions

H.A. Eagles and A.K. Hardacre pp. 73-77

14.

Glossary

Anonymous pp. 79-80