Plant Management Network News
Number 96: January 26, 2010

American Society of Agronomy  The American Phytopathological Society  Crop Science Society of America

From the Network

PMN: Your Source for Proceedings

PMN Publishes Citrus Greening Proceedings

The proceedings of the International Research Conference on Huanglongbing (HLB) is now available. HLB is a global issue threatening the successful production of citrus. The conference brought together international researchers, regulators, and industry leaders. Participants reached beyond current information and disciplines to broaden global knowledge, provide new research goals, and foster progress toward new and innovative solutions.

2009 SBR Symposium Posted

The Proceedings of the 2009 National Soybean Rust Symposium is online. The fourth such symposium available from PMN updated a mix of researchers, growers, and consultants on what has happened, been discovered, and is coming next in the study of soybean rust. The proceedings offers over 20 presentations and 30 posters covering the many aspects of Phakopsora pachyrhizi.

Note to Symposium/Event Organizers: To learn more about publishing your symposium or meeting proceedings through the Plant Management Network, plan ahead and please contact us early.

Fry / Redfearn Named Editors

Beginning January 2010, Drs. Jack Fry, Kansas State University, and Daren Redfearn, Oklahoma State University, have assumed responsibilities as Editors of two of PMNís electronic journals. Redfearn will head Forage and Grazinglands and succeeds Michael Casler, USDA-ARS. Fry heads Applied Turfgrass Science, succeeding Michael Richardson, University of Arkansas. Both journals publish science-based management and production information for practicing professionals. Author guidelines for these peer-reviewed journals are available.

Acknowledgement of Reviewers: 2009

The editors of Applied Turfgrass Science, Crop Management, Forage and Grazinglands, and Plant Health Progress wish to gratefully acknowledge the nearly 500 individuals who served as reviewers in 2009.

Focus on Potato Publishes Webcast

A new webcast, Maximizing Potato Seed Performance, by Phil Nolte, University of Idaho, is now available.

PMN Offers Two New Soybean Webcasts

How to Maximize Soybean Yield by Palle Pedersen, Iowa State University, and Principles of Nematode Management in the Southern U.S.,  John Mueller (organizer), Clemson University, are PMN's new Focus on Soybean presentations.

2009 Arthropod Management Tests Posted

The 2009 volume of Arthropod Management Tests (AMT) is now available through PMN. It joins previous year volumes, beginning 2005. AMT is an annual publication of the Entomological Society of America.

Positions Available

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*Plant Pathologist
*Crop Consultant - Vegetable Crop Management
*Quality Assurance Manager
*Assistant Professor - Horticulture Weed Scientist

See postings at PMNís Employment/Internship Posting Service.

New Articles from . . .
Applied Turfgrass Science - Crop Management  
Forage and Grazinglands - Plant Health Progress

Crop Management


Process Water from Soybean Soapstock Refining as a Nutrient Source for Corn Production.     Summary | Article

K, Cl, and N Fertilization Affects Grain Sorghum Production and Stalk Rot.     Summary | Article


Farmers Can Take Steps to Decrease Manure Pathogens in Runoff   Article

Corn Populations, Planting Dates, and Row Widths   Article

Pioneer Hi-Bred Releases 80 New Hybrids for 2010   Article

Cuphea Does Wonders for Wheat and Corn in Rotations    Article

Pulsar Herbicide Registered for Use in Wheat, Barley   Article

New Agronomy Handbook   Article

Limit Risk When Selecting Corn Hybrids for 2010   Article

Wood Ash a Chancy Fertilizer   Article

Meeting the Demand for Organic Grains: Planting More Seeds Means Fewer Weeds   Article

Record Soybean Crop Decimated by Fall Rain   Article


Forage and Grazinglands


Kura Clover Response to Drought   Summary | Article

Using Long-Term Relative Yield and Quality to Select Adapted Small Grain Forages   Summary | Article


Forage Sorghum Nutritive Value: A Review   Summary | Article


RyzUp SmartGrass Receives MI Certification   Article

Plant Health Progress


Effect of Pre- and Post-Plant Fungicide and Fertilizer Treatments on Infection by Colletotrichum acutatum, Plant Survival, and Yield of Annual Strawberry in Florida    Summary | Article

Effects of Foliar Fungicide and Insecticide Applications on Soybean in Ohio   Summary | Article

Effect of Diseases on Soybean Yield in the Top Eight Producing Countries in 2006   Summary | Article

Diagnostic Guide

Pythium Root Dysfunction of Creeping Bentgrass.    Summary | Article


Monsanto Highlights New Pipeline Leads, Trial Expansion in Annual Research and Development Presentations   Article

Adorn Fungicide Brings New Chemistry to Ornamental Growers   Article

Belay Insecticide Registered for Foliar Applications   Article

New ARS-Developed Soybean Line Resists Key Nematode    Article

New Method Tests Severity of Key Citrus Virus   Article

Higher Moisture Levels Increase Importance of Stored Grain Management   Article

Fourth Soybean Rust Symposium Includes Some Bombshells   Article

Applied Turfgrass Science


Strategy and Rate Affects Success of Perennial Ryegrass Overseeding into Bermudagrass Athletic Fields Located on the North Edge of the Transition Zone.   Summary | Article


Independent Test Results Reconfirm Outstanding Nutritional Value of Converted Organics' Lawn & Turf 8-1-4 Organic Fertilizer   Article

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