Plant Management Network News
Number 61: February 26, 2007

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New Articles from
Plant Health Progress


Potential for Soybean Cyst Nematode Reproduction on Winter Weeds and Cover Crops in Tennessee  Summary | Article

Efficacy of Insecticides for Control of Insect Pests of Pearl Millet for Grain Production  Summary | Article

Pearl Millet as a Rotation Crop
for Peanut 
Summary | Article

Potato Yield Increases Due to Fungicide Treatment in Argentinian Early Blight (Alternaria solani) and Late Blight (Phytophthora infestans) Field Trials During the 1996-2005 Seasons 
Summary | Article


Plant Health Briefs:

First North American Record of Powdery Mildew of Cleome hassleriana Caused by Leveillula taurica   Summary | Article

First Report of Fusarium circinatum, Causal Agent of Pitch Canker Disease, from the Roots of Mature Aleppo Pines in California 
Summary | Article



Natural Enzyme Deters Fall Armyworms and Other Corn-Feeding Insects  Article

Agdia Announces Easy-to-Use, On-Site ImmunoStrip for Rapid Detection of All Strains of Potato Virus Y (PVY)  Article

Some Insects Can Cope With Cold Weather 

Superior Lettuces Fend Off Two Destructive Viruses  Article

Some Like It Hot, But Not These Pests 

Rhizomania Resistance Helps Keep Sugar Beets Safe  Article

A Bouquet of Canker Doesn’t Say I Love You  Article

Suppressing Psyllids Could Curb Citrus Disease  Article

Firewood Unintentionally Transports Emerald Ash Borer  Article

New Articles from
Forage and Grazinglands


Yield and Nutritive Value of Stockpiled Grasses as Influenced by Cultural Practices and a Freeze  Summary | Article

Evaluating Glyphosate Treatments on Roundup Ready Alfalfa for Crop Injury and Feed Quality  Summary | Article


Short Forage and Hay Supplies Sharpen Focus on Spring Oats  Article

New Issue of Healthy Animals Now Online 

Freeze: Forage Friend or Foe  Article

OSU Gives Farmers a Boost in Organic Market  Article

Weigh Costs and Premiums of Raising "Natural" Cattle  Article

New Articles from Crop Management


Wild Oat Control With Reduced Rates Of Postemergence Herbicides  Summary | Article

Impact of Nitrogen Applications to Wheat on No-tillage Double-crop Soybean  Summary | Article


Ridomil Gold SL Receives Registration for Use in California  Article

Scientists Help Agriculture Face a Future with Less Water  Article

Is Biodiversity the Future of Farming?  Article

Early Season Nitrogen Increases Growth, Yield 

NDSU Releases New Soybean Variety: Sheyenne  Article

Fresh Offerings from ARS Peach Breeders  Article

Want to Know Best Time to Control Weeds? MSU Introduces New Tools to Help Track Weed Life Cycles  Article

Managing Risk Is Part of Overall Farm Management  Article

Prepare Your Fields for Corn After Corn  Article

Weed Control in Pulse Crops  Article

Free Online Sustainable Agriculture Course for Ag Professionals  Article

Honey Bee Die-Off Alarms Beekeepers, Crop Growers, and Researchers  Article

New Articles from Applied Turfgrass Science


Water Repellency Varies with Depth and Season in Sandy Rootzones Treated With Ten Wetting Agents  Summary | Article


Cold, Wet Soil Can Trigger Snow Molds in Turfgrass  Article

Peregrine Fungicide Is Latest New Product from Phoenix Environmental Care LLC 

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