1997 Journal Papers

Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the 27th Agronomy Society Conference held at Lincoln, Canterbury in 1997.  Please click on the title of interest to download the file:

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White clover seed crop tolerance to diflufenican herbicide

M.P. Rolston and Bill Archie pp. 1-4


Ryegrass 2000: technology transfer in ryegrass seed production

M.P. Rolston and B.L. McCloy pp. 5-8


A model describing sap velocity in poplars

A.Guevara-Escobar, W.R.N. Edwards, R.H. Morton and P.D. Kemp pp. 9-14


Influence of a perennial ryegrass seed crop on soil nitrogen status

P.H. Williams, J.S. Rowarth and R.J. Tregurtha pp. 15-18


Uptake and distribution of nitrogen and sulphur in two Otane wheat crops

R.J. Martin pp. 19-26


Comparison of field indicators of nitrogen status in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.)

S.J. Reddiex, J.S. Rowarth and H. Searle pp. 27-32


Bringing science to the producers: Nitrogen and water-use in arable farming

N.B. Pyke, J.S. Rowarth, A. Davoren and R. Slater pp. 33-36


Achievement of maximum seed yield in coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.)

K. Reddy and M.P. Rolston pp. 37-40


The effect of establishment method and plant density on dahlia (Dahlia spp. Cav.) seed yield

J.G. Hampton, H. Han and R.C. Southward pp. 41-44


Water deficit effects on growth, water use and yield of sweet corn

P.J. Stone, D.R. Wilson and R.N. Gillespie pp. 45-50


Initial research on the production of American ginseng in the Waikato

J.M. Follett and J.A. Douglas pp.51-56


Choice, selection and changes in grain storage carbohydrates in barley

E. McEntyre, G. Coles, J.S. Rowarth and A.G. Fautrier pp. 57-60


An evaluation of the production and profitability of Pinus radiata on a fertile site

A.J. Blair, J.P. Millner and C.K. Dake pp. 61-66


Prediction of effects of nitrogen management on barley quality for malting

J.M. de Ruiter pp. 67-72


Agronomic influences on the yield of Echinacea and Valerian in Canterbury

R.J. Martin and B. Deo pp. 73-77


Oat groat colour - a quality factor

N.J. Johnson, D.J. Moot and T.N. Lindley pp. 79-82


Kernel weight distribution within oat (Avena sativa L.) panicles

M.W. Crampton, D.J. Moot and R.J. Martin pp. 83-87


Science Funding Policies: Meeting needs and opportunities for New Zealand's economic development

J. Douglas pp. 89-94


Harvest date influence on field emergence and on laboratory indicators of quality in lupin (Lupinus angustifolius L.)

J.S. Rowarth, A.V. Jones, H. Searle, L. Kelstrup and P.H. Williams pp. 95-100


The influence of stress on yield, abortion and seed size of French dwarf beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)

M.M. Greven, B.A. McKenzie and G.D. Hill pp.101-108


The effect of genotype and plant density on grain yield and cooking quality in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)

J.G. Hampton, F.J.A. Mesquita and M.J. Hill pp. 109-114


Phenological development of oat crops in response to sowing dates

M. Sonego, P.D. Jamieson, D.J. Moot and R.J. Martin pp. 115-118


Screening pasture species for shade tolerance

N.R. Devkota, P.D. Kemp and J. Hodgson pp. 119-128


Dry matter accumulation and nitrogen partitioning between shoot and root of pea (Pisum sativum L.) cultivars

S.F.B.N. Gunawardena, B.A. McKenzie, G.D. Hill and K.M. Gob pp. 129-133


Non-response of reducing and fructosyl sugar concentrations in tall fescue during water deficit

S.G. Assuero, A. Mazzanti, D. Barker, C. Matthew and P. Kemp pp. 135-137


Effect of short term pastures on soil nitrogen status under contrasting management practices

P.H. Williams and C.E. Wright pp. 139-143


Relationships between wheat grain yield and plant-available soil N, and monthly rainfall and potential evapotranspiration

R.C. Stephen, D.J. Saville and E.G. Drewitt pp. 145-150


Fate of fertiliser 15N applied in early and late spring to winter wheat

R.J. Tregurtha and R.J. Haynes pp. 151-155


Effect of chicory sowing rate on first year production in pasture mixtures

J. Arias-Carbajal, R.J. Lucas, J.S. Rowarth, J.G.H. White and J.R. Sedcole pp. 157-162