John W. Burns

burnsjw@wsu.edu
Retired in 2008

 

Education

B.S., Washington State University, 1971
M.S., Washington State University, 1973

Extension

Deliver educational programs in crop production systems and development of crop management strategies.

Research

Conduct a field-based variety testing program for cereal grains, grain legumes and other relevant crops.  The WSU Variety Testing Program was initiated in 1979 at Washington State University and serves as the primary mechanism for release of WSU varieties. Responsibilities include serving as Chair of the Dept of crop and Soil Sciences Variety Release Committee for cereal grains and legumes. Read more.

Related Page

http://variety.wsu.edu

Publications

Burns, J.W. and Bragg, D.E., 2000.  Efficacy of Imidacloprid Seed Treatment Insecticide on Control of Hessian fly in Spring Wheat, 6th International Wheat Conference Abstracts of Oral and Poster Presentations. Page 256.

Burns, J.W. and Bragg, D.E., 1999.  “Foliage & Seed Insects” Control of Insects in Lentils”, “Research Reports. 59th Annual PNW Insect Management Proceedings. Page 101.

Burns, J.W. and Bragg, D.E., 1999.  “Foliage & Seed Insects”  Control of Insects in Spring Peas”, “Research Reports. 59th Annual PNW Insect Management Proceedings. Page 97.

Willett, G.S., Burns, J.W. and Schirman, R.D, 1998,  “Buy, Lease, or Rent that New Reduced Tillage Grain Drill?” ,  WSU Cooperative Extension Bulletin No. EB1879, 13 pp.

Painter, K., Hinman, H., and Burns, J., 1995.  “1995 Crop Rotation Budgets for Eastern  Whitman County, Washington”, WSU Cooperative Extension Bulletin No. EB1437, 40pp.