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  Plant Management Network News
Number 132: January 31, 2013

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Resource Spotlight: Plant Disease Management Reports


Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR) includes nearly 7,000 searchable reports that evaluate hundreds of brand-name fungicides and nematicides, as well as biological controls. PDMR’s purpose is to help users determine the most effective chemicals and nonchemical pest management agents and to promote maximum effectiveness with minimum application. Users can access PDMR and all other Plant Management Network resources, for $38-$45 yearly. Subscribe | View PDMR tutorial

New ‘Focus on Soybean’ Webcast on Developing Soybean Cultivars


This presentation by Dr. Bill Kenworthy, Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland, will help users understand how the inheritance of soybean cultivar traits impacts the development of new cultivars. By the end of this presentation, the practitioner should have a better understanding of how soybean cultivars are developed and why some cultivar traits such as yield can vary across locations.
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Brown Spot Featured in Latest ‘Focus on Potato’ Webcast


This presentation by Dr. Dennis Johnson, Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist at Washington State University, is intended to help users better understand the epidemiology of the disease, see representative images, and tactics for managing this important disease. View presentation | View other potato talks

Seeding Rates Discussed in This Month‘s ‘Focus on Corn’ Webcast


This presentation by Dr. Bill Cox, Professor of Crop and Soil Sciences at Cornell University, will help users in the Northeast USA region select or recommend seeding rates for grain corn production on silt loam soils. View presentation | View other corn talks

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Last Month’s Most Popular Articles

Applied Turfgrass Science: Golf Course Environmental Profile Measures Pesticide Use Practices and Trends   Summary | Article

Crop Management: Pyroxsulam and Chlorpyrifos Applied the Same Day Injures Wheat   Summary | Article

Forage and Grazinglands: Effect of Safener, Activated-charcoal Coated Seed, and Charcoal Banding on Establishment of Switchgrass Receiving Pre-emergent Herbicides   Summary | Article

Plant Health Progress: Effects of the Insect Growth Regulators Novaluron and Diflubenzuron on the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug  Summary | Article

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Alfalfa and Forage Kochia Improve Nutritive Value of Semiarid Rangelands  Summary | Article

Small Grains Have Forage Production Potential and Nutritive Value in Central High Plains of Wyoming  Summary | Article

Reducing Water Inputs with Subsurface Drip Irrigation May Improve Alfalfa Nutritive Value  Summary | Article


Effects of 2012 Drought on Feeding Dairy Animals   Article

Fetal Calves Are Depending on How You Feed Your Beef Cows   Article

Hay Supplies Tighter Than Earlier Reports Due to 2012 Summer Drought   Article

Cows That Eat Juniper Risk Losing Calves, Study Says   Article

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Plant Health Progress

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Identification of a Cucumber mosaic virus Subgroup II Strain Associated with Virus-like Symptoms on Hosta in Ohio  Summary | Article

Identification of Tobacco streak virus Associated With a Virus-like Mottle Symptom on Hosta  Summary | Article

Coleosporium tussilaginis Found on Senecio nemorensis ssp. fuchsia in Norway  Summary | Article


ARS Scientists Test Improved Stink Bug Trapping Methods   Article

Japanese Beetles on the Rise in Missouri   Article

Fontelis Registered for California Foliar Disease Control   Article

Soil “Transplants” May Hinder Diaprepes Weevil in Flatwoods Citrus, UF/IFAS Researchers Say   Article

Unwanted Winter Wheat Record in Arkansas: Stripe Rust Found in December   Article

Insect Control Traits From Syngenta Provide Solution to Aflatoxin Issue   Article

New APS PRESS Title Covers Fungicide Use on Nearly 20 Field Crops   Article

Cropping System Strategies to Mitigate Drought   Article

UF/IFAS Expert Helps Solve 80-Year Mystery, as Team Identifies Fungus Killing Torreya Trees   Article

Wind-Driven Rain and Hail Spread Blight Through Montana's Pulse Crops   Article

Agdia Announces New Direct-Seed Testing Program for PSTVd in Tomato   Article

Ag’s Appetite for Mobile Information Grows   Article

Aproach Fungicide Has EPA Registration for Plant Disease Control   Article

New APS PRESS Title Explains How to Manage Tomato Health   Article

UF/IFAS Study Shows Invasive Leaf Beetle Could Threaten Cole Crops in Cold Climates   Article

Finding Protection in a Predator   Article

Crop Management

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Comparing Acala Defoliation Timings with Yield and Quality  Summary | Article

Corn Yield Response to Deep Subsurface Drip Irrigation in the Southeast  Summary | Article

Agronomic Evaluation of Coated Urea to Reduce Ammonia Volatilization from Side-dress Applications to Corn  Summary | Article


How to Handle Larger Soybean Seed Size This Spring   Article

Finding the Potential Availability of Manure Phosphorus in Soil   Article

Proper Combine Settings Reduce Grain Loss, Improve Grain Quality   Article

Management Strategies Help Control Resistant Weeds   Article

Stoneville Offers Two New Varieties With GlyTol and LibertyLink Traits   Article

Waterhemp Control Requires Change in Mindset   Article

Corn Could Help Farmers Fight Devastating Weed   Article

Oregon State University Aims to Increase Blueberry Yields With Bumblebees   Article

Fertilizer Application Rule Protects Farmers, Water Quality   Article

Integrity of Certified Seed Relies on Clean Machines   Article

Computer Modeling Shows Importance of Early-Season Weed Control in Tackling Resistance Challenges   Article

K-State Work Indicates Glyphosate-Resistant Palmer Amaranth Weed Present in Kansas   Article

New App Helps You Name That Weed   Article

Snow Can Provide Benefits to Wheat Crop   Article

Bayer Announces Registration for Use of Alion on Grapes in California   Article

Applied Turfgrass Science

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The American Phytopathological Society Announces Release of Second Edition to Perennial Bestselling Turfgrass Handbook   Article

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