2013 Seed Production Research Report


Author Index

The following authors have contributed to this report. Use of a commercial or proprietary product in research does not constitute an endorsement of the product by the U.S. Department of Agriculture or Oregon State University.

Central Oregon Agricultural Research Center

J.K.S. Dung, Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology

G. Sbatella, Assistant Professor, Weed Scientist

S. Twelker, Biological Sciences Research Technician

Cooperative Extension Service—OSU

N.P. Anderson, Regional Field Crops Extension Agent, North Willamette Valley

M.E. Mellbye, District Extension Agent Emeritus

D.L. Walenta, Extension Crops Specialist, Union County

Department of Crop and Soil Science—OSU

D. Angsumalee, Graduate Student

T.G. Chastain, Associate Professor, Seed Crop Physiology

D.W. Curtis, Senior Faculty Research Assistant, Weed Science

A.S. DuVal, Graduate Student

S.G. Elias, Associate Professor, Senior Research, Seed Science and Technology

C.J. Garbacik, Senior Faculty Research Assistant, Seed Crop Physiology

A.G. Hulting, Associate Professor, Extension Weeds Specialist

C.A. Mallory-Smith, Professor, Weed Science

K.C. Roerig, Faculty Research Assistant, Weed Science

W.C. Young III, Professor Emeritus, Extension Seed Production

Hermiston Experiment Station

P.B. Hamm, Station Director and Professor Emeritus

National Forage Seed Production Research Center—USDA-ARS

S.C. Alderman, Professor and Research Plant Pathologist

G.M. Banowetz, Research Plant Physiologist and Research Leader 

S.M. Griffith, Professor and Research Plant Physiologist

G.W. Mueller-Warrant, Associate Professor and Research Agronomist

K.M. Trippe, Research Microbiologist

G.W. Whittaker, Research Hydrologist


This report has been published with a grant from the Oregon Seed Council.

Appreciation is expressed to the Officers of the 2013–2014 Oregon Seed Council:

  • Bill Dunn, President
  • Denver Pugh, Vice President
  • Macey Wessels, Second Vice President
  • Don Doerfler, Treasurer

Business Address:
Oregon Seed Council
494 State Street, Suite 220
Salem, OR 97301
Tel: (503) 585-1157
FAX: (503) 585-1292
E-mail: roger@rwbeyer.com

Sincere appreciation is also extended to the growers who have allowed trials to be conducted on their farms. Data presented in many of the research reports would not be available without their cooperation.

Lastly, appreciation is expressed to Teresa Welch, Wild Iris Communications, for her conscientious attention to detail in formatting this manuscript for publication.

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