Plant Management Network News

Number 20: October 2, 2003

PDF Copies of Articles Added to
Journal Subscription Area

PLANT MANAGEMENT NETWORK subscribers now have access to PDF versions of articles in addition to the original HTML files. The PDF copies have been formatted for better printing and for distribution as handouts. The PDF versions are becoming increasingly popular, as demonstrated by Sudden Oak Death and Associated Diseases Caused by Phytophthora ramorum, which had over 2,800 downloads within the first two months of publication. PDF copies are downloaded by using the link at the upper left of each PMN journal article. PMN subscription information is available online.

PMN Solicits Applied Journal Articles

PMN seeks additional applied plant and agricultural submissions for its journals, Crop Management, Forage and Grazinglands, and Plant Health Progress. Article categories include management guides, applied reviews, applied research, diagnostic guides, and briefs. Standard news releases relevant to agricultural practitioners are, also, welcome. Submission guidelines are available online from each journal's respective homepage.

New Articles

Plant Health News:
Syngenta Announces U.S. Phase-out of Molinate Rice Herbicide

Proclaim Insecticide Receives Expanded Label for Worm Control


Crop Management Research:
Short-Season Soybean Cultivars Have Similar Yields With Less Irrigation Than Longer-Season Cultivars

Control of Eastern Redcedar with Broadcast and Individual Tree Treatments of Selected Herbicides in Pasture

Crop Management News:
Local Positioning System Appointed U.S. Distributor For Eco-Dan Guidance Systems

Plant Guide Is Helping Reseed the American West

Crop Management
Variety Trials

Click here for the following new results:

Florida 2001 Cotton Variety Trial Results - North Florida Research and Education Center

Florida 2002 Cotton Variety Trial Results - North Florida Research and Education Center

Minnesota 2003 Wheat Variety Trial Results - Red River On-Farm

ESA Partners with Plant Management Network

The Entomological Society of America has joined with PMN as a major societal partner in the agricultural sciences. ESA is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and related disciplines. ESA's more than 5,000 members include educators, extension personnel, consultants, students, researchers, and scientists from agricultural departments, health agencies, private industries, colleges and universities, and state and federal governments. ESA's participation compliments that of PMN's other societal partners, the American Phytopathological Society, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology.

University of Missouri Joins as PMN's Newest Land-Grant University Partner

The PLANT MANAGEMENT NETWORK welcomes the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources as its newest institutional partner. The College's Plant Sciences Unit encompasses agronomy, entomology, horticulture, and plant pathology to meet the needs of farmers, agribusinesses, and others involved in and benefiting from the life sciences. PMN's growing list of university partners includes:

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