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Utah

Agronomy and Crop Sciences

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Varieties And Quality Of Small Grain Seed Planted In Utah In 1958, Louis A. Jensen May 1960

Varieties And Quality Of Small Grain Seed Planted In Utah In 1958, Louis A. Jensen

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High quality seed is of first importance in efficient crop production. Seed is one of the major factors affecting yield and quality of the crop. High quality seed is of adapted varieties, has high gemination, and is free of foreign material and weed seeds. Crop seed containing weed seeds may be the means of infesting farm land with weeds. Such seed is expensive at any price.


A Study Of The Clover Seed Chalcid Infestation Of Various Alfalfa Varieties In Utah, Reed Charles Bunker May 1959

A Study Of The Clover Seed Chalcid Infestation Of Various Alfalfa Varieties In Utah, Reed Charles Bunker

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One of the limiting factors associated with seed production of alfalfa and certain clovers is a small jet-black wasp commonly known as the clover seed chalcid, Bruchophagus gibbus (Boheman). In alfalfa seed producing areas this insect is often referred to as the alfalfa seed chalcid or the alfalfa seed chalcis-fly. In local areas of Utah, farmers often refer to this insect as simply "the fly."