Plant Management Network News
Number 105: October 19, 2010

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

From the Network

Focus on Potato Publishes Aphid Management Webcast

Aphid Management in Potatoes by Dr. Juan Manuel Alvarez of the University of Idaho will help consultants, growers, and other practitioners better understand aphids, aphid scouting, management practices, and their connection with two economically important viruses that affect potatoes: Potato Leafroll Virus (PLRV) and Potato Virus Y (PVY). View other presentations in Focus on Potato.

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Please review this monthís selections of plant and agricultural science publications from PMNís partner publishers.


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

Plant Health Progress


Detection of Phytoplasmas in Watercress
and Onion Plants from Mauritius     Summary | Article



CruiserMaxx Plus Soybean Seed Treatment Now Available from Syngenta Seedcare      Article

Now's the Time to Sample for Soybean Cyst Nematode      Article

BASF Announces Verdict Herbicide      Article

Pioneer Hi-Bred Announces 2011 Seed Treatment Offerings for Corn, Soybean Growers      Article

Genetically Altered Corn Helps Non-modified Crop by Killing Pests      Article

Dow AgroSciences SmartStax Performing as Expected in the Field      Article

Prevent Head Scab: Avoid Planting Wheat after Corn      

Gossís Wilt Disease Expands in Corn-Growing Areas; Hybrid Selection Key      Article

Researchers Seek Elusive Answers to Stink-bug Infestations      Article

Plan Ahead for Western Bean Cutworm Control with Seed Purchases This Fall      Article

Applied Turfgrass Science


Evaluation of Various Cultural Practices on Zoysiagrass Competitiveness with Bermudagrass    
Summary | Article


Microdochium nivale Isolated from Colonial Bentgrass Cultivars Following Harsh Winter in Northwest Arkansas     Summary | Article


Goats Green Up Central Kentucky Golf Course     


Forage and Grazinglands


Effects of Fertilizing and Applying Herbicide on Yield, Quality and Expected Profitability of Native Grass    
Summary | Article

Soluble Carbohydrate Concentrations in Annual Cool-Season Forages Grown in the Southeastern USA    
Summary | Article


A Look at the Major Cool-Season Grasses      Article

Extension Specialist Recommends Management Options for Flooded Pastures      Article

Preparation Is the Key for Winter Pond Management      

New Herbicides Help Cattle Farmers Manage Pastures      



Crop Management


Growth Stage at Harvest of a Winter Rye Cover Crop Influences Soil Moisture and Nitrogen     Summary | Article


Early Field Trial Results Exhibiting Yield Advantages of Monsanto Soybean Trait Technology Offerings      Article

A Keen Eye During Corn Harvest Provides Valuable Agronomic Information      Article

Monsanto Achieves Corn and Soybean Product Approvals in Latin America      Article

Illinois Farmers Face Compacted Soils      Article

Do You Need Sulfur for Corn?      Article

New Rice Varieties Add to MSU Intellectual List      Article

Drought Causing Low Yields in Early Harvested Soybeans      Article

Isolate Flooded Soybeans When Harvesting      Article

Clean Seedbed Essential for Weed Control in Winter Wheat      Article

Timing Critical in Late-harvest Wheat Drying      Article

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