Willamette Valley

150-250 day season; warm days, cool nights; length of season may very considerably from year to year

Control of Rust and Downey Mildew of Table Beets (1989)

beets

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Ross Penhallegon
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Dan McGrath
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Paul Koepsell
OSU Dept of Botany and Plant Pathology

Objective:

  1. To evaluate the effectiveness of registered and unregistered chemical controls of Rust, Leaf Spot, and Downey Mildew in Table Beets (Uromyces betae, Cercospora beticola, and Peronospora schachtii.)

Assessment of Value of Aqueous Nitrogen Fertilizer Solutions as Fertilizer and Herbicide Supplement in Broccoli (1989)

broccoli

Report to the Oregon Processed Vegetable Commission

Garvin Crabtree
Bill Mansour
OSU Dept of Horticulture

Objectives:

  1. Determine the potential selective herbicidal activity of three nitrogen-containing fertilizer solutions.
  2. Compare broccoli response to nitrogen applied in these foliar sprays to equal amounts of nitrogen applied in the usual form of side-dressed fertilizer.