Measurements on growth traits up to 41 years of age
from 68 progeny sites in eight first-generation breeding
zones of coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii
[MIRB.] FRANCO var. menziesii) in the US Pacific Northwest
were used to investigate age trends of genetic parameters
and to determine optimum age of selection. Heritabilities...
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.
Birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.) is a popular perennial, non-bloating forage legume used for pasture, hay and silage throughout the temperate regions of Europe, Asia Minor, North Africa and North and South America. It is regarded as the most morphologically and biochemically variable species in the genus. Research investigating the...
There is no information available on water management of birdsfoot
trefoil grown for seed. Information is also not available describing how to
minimize seed losses due to shattering in order to obtain consistently high
birdsfoot trefoil seed yields. The objectives of this research are to: (i) quantify
crop water use,...
Both red (Trifolium pratense L.) and white (Trifolium repens L.) clover
seed yields can be highly variable and low in western Oregon. The objectives of
this study were to: i) determine crop water requirements and supplemental
irrigation timing, and ii) quantify the effects of soil and water status on
Kura clover (Trifolium ambiguum M. Bieb.) is slow to establish and
has low seed yields the year after establishment. Intercropping a cereal
grain during clover seed field establishment could provide additional
revenue to seed growers, provided that intercropping did not jeopardize
future clover seed yields. Factorial combinations of spring- and...