Plant Management Network News
Number 107: December 29, 2010

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

From the Network

New Arthropod Management Tests Volume
Posted on Plant Management Network

The Plant Management Network has posted Arthropod Management Tests Vol. 35, the Entomological Society of Americaís latest collection of efficacy trials, on the PMN website.  This new volume contains 223 searchable reports. More than 1,500 other insecticide trials from five previous volumes can also be accessed through the Plant Management Network. Arthropod Management Tests, Volumes 30 through 35, are available for access on the Plant Management Network for a small subscription fee, which allows access to all 13 PMN resources.

New Focus on Potato Webcast Published

Black Dot Root Rot, authored by Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist Barry Jacobsen of Montana State University, discusses Black Dotís causal fungus.  It also discusses diagnosis, yield loss, and management practices for this important disease. View this and other potato presentations in Focus on Potato.

New Potassium Webcast
in Focus on Soybean

This presentation on potassium fertility, authored by Robert Mullen of The Ohio State University provides some background on how potassium behaves in the soil, how soybean plants take up potassium, what potassium does in the plant, and how universities determine potassium recommendations. View more soybean-related presentations in Focus on Soybean.

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Plant Health Progress


Effects of Varying Planting Dates and Tillage Systems on Reniform Nematode and Browntop Millet Populations in Cotton    Summary | Article


Seed Transmissibility of Alfalfa mosaic virus in Soybean    Summary | Article


BASF Vivando Fungicide Gives Grape Growers a New And Unique Mode Of Action to Fight Powdery Mildew    Article

New Field Guide to Help Farmers Manage Insects    Article

Quantify and Track DON in DDGS    Article

Mexican Rice Borer Extends Reach Into Louisiana     Article

Pine Wilt Confirmed in Western Kansas     Article

Bayer CropScience Adds Heads Up To Its Biological Seed Treatment Lineup     Article

Trials Show Soybean Growers and Retailers Improved Stand Counts, Easier Use and Strong Satisfaction from Seed Treated with INOVATE System     Article

BASF Announces Expanded Label for Stamina F3 HL Fungicide Seed Treatment at ASTA Seed Expo 2010    Article

New Treatments Protect Christmas Trees from 'Grinch' Grub     Article

Green Stem Syndrome Hit Soybean Field in 2010     Article

At K-State, Researchers Focus on Red Flour Beetle, Threat to Grain-Processing Industries     Article

Journal of Integrated Pest Management is Now Online     Article

BASF Launches Educational Module to Highlight Disease Control and Plant Health benefits of Fungicides    Article

Inexpensive, On-farm Method Controls Invasive Beetle     Article

Crop Management


Seeding Rate Effects on Yield and Yield Components of Bread Wheat Cultivars in the Mid-Atlantic USA    Summary | Article

Efficacy of Ignite and Flexstar Tank Mixtures on Giant Ragweed and Common Lambsquarters    Summary | Article

Environmental Stress Impacts on Egg Hatch and Larval Survival of Cotton Bollworm    Summary | Article

Yield and Economics of Shallow Subsurface Drip Irrigation (S≥DI) and Furrow Diking    Summary | Article

Earlier-Maturing Hybrids Improve Corn Grain Profitability in the Northern Corn Belt    Summary | Article


University of Kentucky Recommendations Hold Up in Soybean Study     Article

Forecast Method Warns of Weeds Before They Can Invade    Article

Climate Trends in Minnesota Not Good News for Barley    Article

Next Generation Seed Requires New Approach to Fertility    Article

50-Year War Against Witchweed May Be Nearing Its Final Skirmish    Article

Iron Deficiency in Soil Threatens Soybean Production    Article

Climate Change Poses Challenges for Weed Management    Article

ProTone Plant Growth Regulator Receives OMRI Listing    Article

Photosynthesis Trackers Shine Light on New Rice Varieties    Article

Genetic Diversity Helps Growers Manage Environmental Uncertainties    Article


Forage and Grazinglands


Poultry Litter and Its Chemical Equivalent Can Affect Ergot Alkaloid Concentrations in Tall Fescue     Public Summary | Article


Hay Quality     Article

Arctic Cold Dangerous for Kentucky Livestock    Article

Applied Turfgrass Science


Recovery Growth of Meyer and Experimental Zoysiagrass Progeny after Sod Harvest    Summary | Article

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