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First Report of Phragmidium violaceum Infecting Himalaya and Evergreen Blackberries in North America
Based on morphological characteristics, the rust fungus most closely resembled aecia and uredinia growing in the wild and teliospores observed on older infected leaves from the previous year.
Comparisons of ruminal fermentation characteristics and microbial populations in bison and cattle
Bison had a smaller (P = .02) ruminoreticular volume, faster liquid dilution rates, and faster liquid turnover times than cattle, and possessed a mixed type A-type B population that was characterized by Ophryoscolex spp.
The functional significance of the microbial biomass in organic and conventionally managed soils
In order to achieve sustainability in managed ecosystems we must understand management impacts on soil processes and clarify the regulatory role of the microbial community on these processes. Crop
Predation, Reproduction, and Impact of Phytoseiid Mites (Acari: Phytoseiidae) on Cyclamen Mite (Acari: Tarsonemidae) on Strawberry
Abilities of phytoseiid mites to attack, reproduce, and control cyclamen mite, Phy- tonenus pallidus (Banks), on strawberry were assessed and differences in life histories may dictate that unique methods of release are needed for N. fallacis versus N. Cucumeris.
Population Growth of Pratylenchus penetrans on Winter Cover Crops Grown in the Pacific Northwest.
Population growth of Pratylenchus penetrans on 13 fall and winter cover crops was studied in the greenhouse and field and it was suggested that oat cv.
Acetate fate in organic and conventionally managed soils
Organic management practices and mixed-crop rotations have beneficial impacts on biologically active soil organic matter (SOM); however, the specific impacts of these practices on SOM composition and
Cereal rye (Secale cereale L.)
t Cereal rye is an erect annual grass with greenish blue, flat blades and an extensive fibrous root system. It resembles wheat, but usually is taller (3–5 ft) and tillers less. Flowering is induced