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2010 Journal Papers

Our recent 50th Anniversary celebrated our past and looked to the future... Our thanks to the Symposium's 18 sponsors, 31 speakers & 172 registrants for making it such a success.

Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the 40th Agronomy Society Conference held at Lincoln in 2010.

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Agronomy  Society Papers

1.

Evaluation of sorghum, sudan-grass and pearl millet cultivars in Manawatu

D. Silungwe, J.P. Millner and C.R. McGill  pp. 1-10

2. 

Yield formation in maize hybrids of different 'stay green' rating

J.R. Koskey, D.J. Moot, B.A. McKenzie and A.L. Fletcher  pp. 11-22 

3.

Effect of stocking rate on dry matter production, sward structure, sward morphology and tiller density throughout a whole grazing season

G. Tuñon, E. Kennedy, D. Hennessy, N. Lopez Villalobos, P. Kemp and M. O'Donovan  pp. 23-31

4.

Annual ryegrass dry matter yield and nitrogen responses to fertiliser N applications in southern Brazil

A.C. Varella, I.J. Carassai, T.C. Baldissera, C. Nabinger, S.B.C. Lustosa, A. Moraes, S.J. Teixeira, A.S. Vargas and B. Radin  pp. 33-42

5.

Cover crops and tillage intensity affect nitrate leaching

P.M. Fraser, T. Harrison-Kirk; F. Tabley, E.D. Meenken, M.H. Beare, D. Curtin, R.N. Gillespie and G.S. Francis  pp. 43-49

6.

Root system plasticity as a factor in crop breeding for improved nutrient uptake

J.B. Reid, Y. Tan, W.B. Griffin and D. Goulden  pp. 51-64

7.

Predicting the potassium requirements of crops

S. Trolove  pp. 65-79

8.

Enhancing forage crop production and soil quality with municipal compost

C.S. Tregurtha, A. Horrocks, E.D. Meenken, S. Maley and M.H. Beare  pp. 81-91

9.

Comparing cover crops in organic farming for weed suppression and soil fertility

F. Dastgheib, T. Jenkins and I. Barnett  pp. 93-103

10.

Drought response and water use efficiency of forage brassica crops

A.L. Fletcher, S.M. Sinton, R.N. Gillespie, S. Maley, R.E. Sim, J.M. de Ruiter and E.D. Meenken  pp. 105-117

11.

Growth, development and seed yield of autumn forage rape in response to sowing date and sowing rate

E. Chakwizira, A. Fletcher, M. George and J. Trethewey  pp. 119-132

12.

Removing early spring emerged reproductive growing points enhances seed yield of Italian ryegrass

M.P. Rolston, B.L. McCloy, J.A.K. Trethewey and R.J. Chynoweth  pp. 133-139

13.

Low input weed management in field peas

Z. Munakamwe, B.A. McKenzie and G.D. Hill  pp. 141-158

14.

Water and nitrogen use efficiency in modern and Maori potato cultivars

I.R. Fandika, P.D. Kemp, J.P. Millner and D.J. Horne  pp. 159-169

15.

The effects of late blight (Phytophthora infestans) on taewa Māori

N. Roskruge and J. Anderson  pp. 171-176

16.

Post-emergence thermal weeding in onions (Allium cepa)

F. Dastgheib, C. Merfield and T. Chamberlain  pp. 177-186

17.

Can desiccant application improve carrot seed quality?

R.S. Trivedi, J.M. Townshend and J.G. Hampton  pp. 187-196

18.

Year round taro leaf production in northern New Zealand

W.T Bussell and C.M. Triggs  pp. 197-203