.UCCE Extension Agronomist
Department of Agronomy and Range Science
UC Davis I Shafter REC
(661) 746-8020 I fax (661) 746-1619
Cooperators: Ron Vargas, Steve Wright, Bill Weir, Bruce Roberts,
Dan Munk, Brian Marsh, Mark Keeley, Raul Delgado, Scott Perkins
In 1999, studies are underway at nine locations in the San Joaquin Valley in tests run by our office in cooperation with the six San Joaquin Valley UCCE cotton Farm Advisors. At the time of writing this report, we have limited data to report, since no final plant mapping data have been analyzed and we are still a way off from defoliation and harvest. Instead, the following will be a brief description of the type of testing program initiated for 1999, and data collection plans.
Two different types of studies are underway this year, (a) a large-scale plot study on grower fields to evaluate varieties in large plots, where adequate seed…