Wind machine tests in citrus: Frost protection studies in 1954 confirmed earlier findings next to be investigated in deciduous trees
AuthorsF. A. Brooks
D. G. Rhoades
A. S. Leonard
Authors AffiliationsF. A. Brooks is Agricultural Engineer, University of California, Davis; D. G. Rhoades is Assistant Specialist in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis; A. S. Leonard is Lecturer in Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 8(8):8-10. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n08p8. August 1954.
Tests of wind machines made in January and February, 1954, at the University of California Citrus Experiment Station, Riverside, confirmed and extended previous tests of multiple machines.
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Design of livestock shades: Construction and location of shades contribute to animal comfort and maintenance of feed intake
Use of moles for subirrigation: Sutter Basin beans adequately irrigated by improved procedures in ditching and use of artificial moles
New pest of ladino clover seed: Cultural practices believed best control of clover case bearer now established in certain counties
Valencia fruit sizes increased: Calcium acid phosphate found effective in outdoor cultures of pure silica sand and nutrient solution
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Biological control of fig scale: From 67% to 100% of scale on twigs sampled in 1954 at colonization sites was found to be parasitized
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Weed host range and overwintering of curly-top virus