Range grass and reseeding experiments in California: Complexity of range improvement problem requires long-term research program involving allied fields of study
AuthorR. Merton Love
Author AffiliationsR. Merton Love is Associate Professor of Agronomy, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis.
Hilgardia 5(1):8-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n01p8. January 1951.
More than 2,900 accessions of forage plants–including grasses, legumes, and forbs–have been tested at Davis and at Berkeley in a long-term research program. In 1950, 90 species and varieties were planted which have never before been tried in California. These included 40 strains of subterranean clover.
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The sheep and wool industry: Recent trends indicate continuing short supplies of lamb in California and of wool in the United States
Fruit cooker: Juices, purees, pastes produced by modernized proven process
Rootstocks affect orange sizes: Effect on fruit size should be considered when selecting rootstocks for Washington navels and Valencias
Grape bud mite injury: Effect of pruning date on incidence of injury investigated near Cucamonga in 1949–50 season
Summer squash harvest time: Growth rates and chemical composition of fruits of four varieties studied to determine optimum harvest time
Broad bean weevil: Control of pest may restore the once important fava bean crop
Diseases of the loganberry: Susceptible to several virus and fungus diseases Logan is immune to Verticillium wilt and powdery mildew