These studies compared giant hill strains of Russet Norkotah and Umatilla
Russet to the parent varieties. Selections were initially based on late maturity and
increased vine vigor. Subsequent evaluations emphasized yield and quality
parameters in comparison to the parent varieties.
Giant hills were collected from the Columbia Basin and Central...
Oregon Master Gardeners were surveyed to identify volunteer
demographics, as well as familiarity with and frequency of use of current computer
technology. The Oregon State University Master Gardener Program has evolved
over the past 25 years, and as such so have the training needs. New demands are
presently being made...
Soil CO2 efflux is a major contributor of CO2 to the atmosphere. The rate that CO2 is respired out of the soil is called the soil flux (Fs). Many variables alter Fs. These variables differ drastically in the variety of ecosystems found on the earth. It is important to understand...