In regions where soil temperatures limit plant growth, artificial
soil warming may be an economically feasible practice. This hypothesis
was evaluated in a soil warming experiment near Corvallis, Oregon.
This experiment was prompted by the observation that multiple
use of waste heat discharged in the condenser cooling water of thermal...
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...
Published December 1973. Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog
This collection consists of autobiographical essays which center around my father,
my first husband, and my backyard. All of the pieces are recollections, and most occur
either from my study inside the house, or from the deck outside, looking at the yard. The
Preface is the story of how I...
A publication containing advice on a wide range of gardening topics, including composting, container gardens, fall/winter gardens, fertilizing, insect pests, plant diseases, planting guidelines, raised beds, site selection, slugs, soil improvement, tilling, warm-season crops, watering, and weeds. Includes regional tips for various parts of Oregon.
Choose a garden location that receives full sun and
is protected from wind. A site with a slight
Published April 1990. Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog