Plant Management Network News

Number 23: January 6, 2004

PMN 2003 Year-in-Review

As indicated below, the Plant Management Network continued to progress throughout 2003. These activities and advances rely on the financial support of PMN's partners and subscribers; and the contributions of its authors, boards, and volunteers. Thank You! For information on participating as an author, subscriber, or partner in 2004, either see or email



  • PMN usage increases to over 18,000 monthly users

  • PMN's highest accessed article has over 2,800 downloads within first eight weeks

  • PMN Plant Science Database grows to over 2,700 documents

  • PMN Images Collections increase to over 1,700 photographs and graphics


  • PMN invited to make presentation at USDA Offices in Washington, DC

  • PMN exhibits/has literature displays at the following meetings:

PMN partners continue to grow, including:

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New Articles

Plant Health Research:

Sensitivity of Newly Identified Clades in the Sooty Blotch and Flyspeck Complex on Apple to Thiophanate-methyl and Ziram


Plant Health Briefs:

First Report of Powdery Mildew of Ligustrum japonicum (Japanese Privet) Caused by Microsphaera syringae (Erysiphe syringae) in North America

First Report of Pepper mild mottle virus in Jalapeno Pepper in Georgia


Diagnostic Guides:
Gray Leaf Spot of Perennial Ryegrass


Crop Management Research:
Weed Removal Timings in No-Till, Double-Crop, Glyphosate-Resistant Soybean Grown on Claypan Soils

Relationships Among Forage Yield and Quality Factors of Hay-Type Sorghums

Corn Greensnap from Extreme Wind is Influenced by Several Factors

Effects of Furrow Irrigation on Corn in the Humid Sub-tropical Mississippi Delta

Managing Earliness in Cotton with Mepiquat-type Growth Regulators

Crop Management
Variety Trials

Click here for the following new results:

Northern New York 2003 Wheat Variety Trial Results - Willsboro

Missouri 2003 Grain Sorghum Performance Trial Results

New York 2003 Alfalfa Variety Trial Results

Wisconsin 2002 Alfalfa Variety Trial Results

Wisconsin 2003 Alfalfa Variety Trial Results

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