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    • Reclaimed Water for Turfgrass Irrigation 

      Evanylo, Gregory; Ervin, Erik; Zhang, Xunzhong (MDPI, 2010-09-21)
      Sustainable irrigation of turfgrass grown on coarse-textured soils with reclaimed water must avoid detrimental effects of soluble salts on plant growth and soil quality and groundwater enrichment of nitrogen (N) and ...
    • Recognizing Women’s Needs: A Key in Agriculture Production and Food Security 

      Abaye, Azenegashe Ozzie (Virginia Tech Libraries, 2018-11-08)
      The Women and Gender in International Development discussion series offers an opportunity for scholars and practitioners to share their research and knowledge surrounding gender and international development. Dr. Ozzie ...
    • Registration of 'Secretariat' Winter Barley 

      Griffey, Carl A.; Brooks, Wynse S.; Vaughn, ME; Berger, GL; Thomason, Wade Everrett; Pitman, R; Malla, Subas; Seago, W. Eugene; Dunaway, D; Rucker, Elizabeth; Behl, Harry D.; Browning, P.; Schmale, David G. III; McMaster, N; Hardiman, T; Custis, T; Starner, D; Gulick, S; Ashburn, SR; Jones, EH; Marshall, D; Fountain, M; Tuong, T; Kurantz, M; Moreau, R; Hicks, K
      ‘Secretariat’ (Reg. No. CV-359, PI 673931) is a six-row hulled winter barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) developed by the Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station and released in May 2014. Secretariat, formerly designated VA08B-85, ...
    • An RNA sequencing transcriptome analysis of the high-temperature stressed tall fescue reveals novel insights into plant thermotolerance 

      Hu, Tao; Sun, Xiaoyan; Zhang, Xunzhong; Nevo, Eviatar; Fu, Jinmin (2014-12-19)
      Background Tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) is major cool-season forage and turf grass species worldwide, but high-temperature is a major environmental stress that dramatically threaten forage production and turf ...
    • Root Characteristics of Perennial Warm-Season Grasslands Managed for Grazing and Biomass Production 

      Bonin, Catherine; Flores, Joao; Lal, Rattan; Tracy, Benjamin (MDPI, 2013-07-08)
      Minirhizotrons were used to study root growth characteristics in recently established fields dominated by perennial C4-grasses that were managed either for cattle grazing or biomass production for bioenergy in Virginia, ...
    • SacB-SacR Gene Cassette As the Negative Selection Marker to Suppress Agrobacterium Overgrowth in Agrobacterium-Mediated Plant Transformation. 

      Liu, Y; Miao, J; Traore, S; Kong, D; Liu, Y; Zhang, X; Nimchuk, ZL; Liu, Z; Zhao, B (2016)
      Agrobacterium overgrowth is a common problem in Agrobacterium-mediated plant transformation. To suppress the Agrobacterium overgrowth, various antibiotics have been used during plant tissue culture steps. The antibiotics ...
    • Scale invariance of daily runoff time series in agricultural watersheds 

      Zhou, X.; Persaud, N.; Wang, H. (Copernicus Publications, 2006)
      Fractal scaling behavior of long-term records of daily runoff time series in 31 sub-watersheds covering a wide range of size were examined using the shifted box-counting method and Hurst resealed range (R/S) analysis. These ...
    • Sediment chemistry of urban stormwater ponds and controls on denitrification 

      Blaszczak, Joanna R.; Steele, Meredith K.; Badgley, Brian D.; Heffernan, Jim B.; Hobbie, Sarah E.; Morse, Jennifer L.; Rivers, Erin N.; Hall, Sharon J.; Neill, Christopher; Pataki, Diane E.; Groffman, Peter M.; Bernhardt, Emily S. (Ecological Society of America, 2018-06)
      Stormwater ponds and retention basins are ubiquitous features throughout urban landscapes. These ponds are potentially important control points for nitrogen (N) removal from surface water bodies via denitrification. However, ...
    • Sensor-Based, Variable-Rate Nitrogen Applications in Virginia 

      Reiter, Scott; Mason, John E.; Thomason, Wade Everett (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2014-08-08)
      Variable-rate applications (VRA) of nitrogen (N) fertilizers are a new option to assist producers with real-time fertilizer rate decisions. This publication helps farmers make decisions about nitrogen fertilizer use.
    • Short- and long-term hydrologic controls on smouldering fire in wetland soils 

      Schulte, Morgan L.; McLaughlin, Daniel L.; Wurster, Frederic C.; Varner, J. Morgan; Stewart, Ryan D.; Aust, W. Mike; Jones, C. Nathan; Gile, Bridget (2019-02-21)
      Smouldering fire vulnerability in organic-rich, wetland soils is regulated by hydrologic regimes over short (by antecedent wetness) and long (through influences on soil properties) timescales. An integrative understanding ...
    • Silvopastures: SVAREC update, Kentland results, and SPAREC studies. 

      Pent, GJ; Fike, JH; Downing, AK (2017-08-02)
    • Small Grain Forage Variety Testing, 2015 

      Thomason, Wade Everett; Gulick, Steve; Hokanson, Liz (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2015-06-24)
      For the 2014-15 growing season, a forage production trial was conducted at the Northern Piedmont AREC in Orange County. Several cultivars of barley, oats, rye, triticale and wheat were tested for forage yield, and maturation rate.
    • Small Grain Forage Variety Testing, 2017 

      Thomason, Wade Everett; Gulick, Steve; Lael, Brad; Hokanson, Liz (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2017-07-24)
      For the 2016-2017 growing season, a forage production trial for small grains was conducted at the Northern Piedmont AREC in Orange County. Several cultivars of barley, oats, rye, triticale, and wheat were tested for forage ...
    • Small Grain Forage Variety Testing, 2018 

      Thomason, Wade Everett; Lael, Brad; Rucker, Elizabeth (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2018-07-20)
      For the 2017-2018 growing season, a forage production trial for small grains was conducted at the Northern Piedmont AREC. Cultivars of barley, oats, rye, triticale, and wheat were tested for forage yield and maturation rate.
    • Small Grains in 2004 

      Thomason, Wade Everett; Brann, Daniel Edward, 1945-; Griffey, Carl A.; Behl, Harry D.; Rucker, Elizabeth; Pridgen, Thomas H., 1957- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Discusses test results for several varieties of barley and wheat grown in Virginia. Presents yield performance data for each variety for the year and also averaged for several years.
    • Small Grains in 2006 

      Thomason, Wade Everett; Brann, Daniel Edward, 1945-; Griffey, Carl A.; Behl, Harry D.; Rucker, Elizabeth (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Discusses test results for several varieties of barley and wheat grown in Virginia. Presents yield performance data for each variety for the year and also averaged for several years. Also discusses milling and baking ...
    • Small Grains in 2007 

      Thomason, Wade Everett; Griffey, Carl A.; Behl, Harry D.; Rucker, Elizabeth (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Discusses test results for several varieties of barley and wheat grown in Virginia. Presents yield performance data for each variety for the year and also averaged for several years. Also discusses milling and baking ...
    • Small Grains in 2008 

      Thomason, Wade Everett; Griffey, Carl A.; Behl, Harry D.; Hokanson, Liz (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2008)
      Discusses test results for several varieties of barley and wheat grown in Virginia. Presents yield performance data for each variety for the year and also averaged for several years. Also discusses milling and baking ...
    • Small Grains In 2010 

      Thomason, Wade Everett (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2010)
      Discusses research on wheat and barley varieties for 2010, and summarizes the results of cultivar performance tests.
    • Small Grains In 2011 

      Thomason, Wade Everett (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2011)
      Discusses research on wheat and barley varieties for 2011, and summarizes the results of cultivar performance tests.