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July-August 1993

Cover: Customers select purchases at a UC Davis Arboretum plant sale. Research showed that insecticide use in the nursery could be reduced without significantly affecting ornamental plant quality or sales. Photo by Jack Kelly Clark

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California Agriculture, July-August 1993

Volume 47, Number 4
How nurseries can limit pesticide use

Peer-reviewed Research Articles

IPM reduces pesticide use in the nursery
by Mary Louise Flint, Steve H. Dreistadt, Ellen M. Zagory, Robin Rosetta
pp4-7, doi#10.3733/ca.v047n04p4
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With a ban on burning, incorporating rice straw into soil may become disposal option for growers
by Steven C. Blank, Karen Jetter, Carl M. Wick, John F. Williams
pp8-12, doi#10.3733/ca.v047n04p8
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Treeshelters for nursery plants may increase growth, be cost effective
by Pavel Svihra, David W. Burger, Richard Harris
pp13-16, doi#10.3733/ca.v047n04p13
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Preliminary study on harsh site offers hope for blue oak regeneration
by Richard D. Standiford, Donald L. Appleton
pp17-20, doi#10.3733/ca.v047n04p17
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Farmers increase hiring through labor contractors
by Philip L. Martin, Gregory P. Miller
pp20-23, doi#10.3733/ca.v047n04p20
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New test reveals early diapause in pink bollworm
by Thomas A. Miller, Mohamed Salama, Richard C. Weddle, Saku Sivasupramaniam
pp24-26, doi#10.3733/ca.v047n04p24
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Growing a world class institution
by Ann Foley Scheuring
pp27-32, doi#10.3733/ca.v047n04p27
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Feats of UC science that changed daily life
Editors
pp30-31, doi#10.3733/ca.v047n04p30
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Editorial, News, Letters and Science briefs

EDITORIAL: “Data highway” new route to DANR clientele
by Michael S. Reid
pp2, doi#10.3733/ca.v047n04p2
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Scaling of field-measured soil-water properties,: I. Methodology
by C. S. Simmons, D. R. Nielsen, J. W. Biggar
pp75-102, doi#10.3733/hilg.v47n04p075
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Scaling of field-measured soil-water properties,: I. Methodology
by C. S. Simmons, D. R. Nielsen, J. W. Biggar
pp75-102, doi#10.3733/hilg.v47n04p075
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Scaling of field-measured soil-water properties,: II. Hydraulic conductivity and flux
by C. S. Simmons, D. R. Nielsen, J. W. Biggar
pp103-174, doi#10.3733/hilg.v47n04p103
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Scaling of field-measured soil-water properties,: II. Hydraulic conductivity and flux
by C. S. Simmons, D. R. Nielsen, J. W. Biggar
pp103-174, doi#10.3733/hilg.v47n04p103
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