Plant Management Network News
Number 85: February 17, 2009

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From the Network

PMN Welcomes Monsanto as Newest Industry Partner

Plant Management Network is pleased to announce Monsanto as its newest industry partner. Monsanto is the world’s leading agriculture company focused on seeds and traits. Monsanto focuses on the farm by discovering and delivering innovative products that support the farmers who feed, fuel, and clothe our growing world. Farmers around the world use Monsanto products to address the challenges they face on the farm and to reduce agriculture’s impact on our environment. more >>

Royal Netherlands Society of Plant Pathology Joins PMN Partners

PMN welcomes the Royal Netherlands Society of Plant Pathology (KNPV) to its partners program. KNPV is the world’s oldest plant-pathological society. Its aim is to stimulate cooperation and communication between persons with an interest in plant protection, plant diseases and their causal organisms, pest insects and mites, and weeds. The KNPV organizes several national meetings. Through grants and sponsoring of events, national and international cooperation is stimulated. more >>

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Plant Health Progress Editor's Pick

Hop Stunt Decline: A Disease or Disorder of Unknown Aetiology in Australian Hop Yards

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Plant Health Progress


Evaluation of Alternative Decay Control Products for Control of Postharvest Rhizopus Soft Rot of Sweetpotatoes   Summary | Article

CAPS Analysis: A Possible Tool to Detect and Group Geminiviruses Infecting Some Fibre Crops and Weeds   Summary | Article

Propagule Densities of Macrophomina phaseolina in Soybean Tissue and Soil as Affected by Tillage, Cover Crop, and Herbicide   Summary | Article

Management of Transplant House Spread of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli on Cucurbits with Bactericidal Chemicals in Irrigation Water   Summary | Article

Development of a Rapid Method Using Oxalic Acid to Assess Resistance Among Hosta Cultivars to Petiole Rot Caused by Sclerotium rolfsii var. delphinii   Summary | Article


Hop Stunt Decline: A Disease or Disorder of Unknown Aetiology in Australian Hop Yards   Summary | Article


Seed Quality Top Issue in Stored Grains   Article

DELEGATE WG Insecticide Performs Well in New York Orchard Study   Article

Nematodes: An Emerging Threat to Top-Quality Corn Production   Article

Improved Test Screens Fungal Pests for Biofuel Sources   Article

Agri-Mek Approved for Aerial Application in Florida Citrus   Article

New Method Speeds the Detection of Ratoon Stunting Disease   Article

Fungicide Use on Crops   Article

Soybean Cyst Nematodes   Article

ARS Research Explains Link between Stink Bug, Cotton Disease   Article

First Seed Treatment Nematicide Receives Registration for Use on Corn   Article

New 'Corn & Soybean Field Guide' Available   Article

Combination Lure for Mealybugs Cuts Costs   Article

Pesticide Records   Article

Tree Wraps Can Help Prevent Winter’s Southwest Injury   Article

Dow AgroSciences Introduces Low-odor LORSBAN Advanced Insecticide   Article

Grazing Animals Help Spread Plant Disease   Article


Crop Management


Twin- and Single-Row Corn Production in Northeast Missouri   Summary | Article


New Barley Information Available on NDSU Web Site   Article

Farming under Glass and Plastic? Possible and Profitable   Article

Soil Specialist Gives Tips on Nitrogen Topdressing of Wheat Crop   Article

New Generation of Glyphosate Resistance Traits Improves Weed Management   Article

Spring Oat Planting Time Near In Kansas   Article

Historic Seed Delivery Made in Illinois for First New Soybean Varieties with the Greater Yield Potential of Roundup Ready 2 Yield   Article

Mycogen Seeds Announces Six Additional Corn Hybrids for 2009 Planting   Article

SDSU Specialists: Consider Wheat in Crop Rotations   Article

Scientist Reviews Value of Soil Profile Nitrogen Testing   Article

Rice Farmers Hear Advice from LSU AgCenter Experts   Article

New Fertilizer Resource from MSU Advises Growers in Making Profitable Choices   Article

Plant Soybean Early to Increase Yield   Article

New Cotton Community Provides Site for Farmers to Connect and Share Information   Article

Producers Seeing Wide Range of Retail Fertilizer Prices   Article

Check Stress Emergence, High Suitability Ratings for Corn-After-Corn Success   Article

Dow AgroSciences Receives Approval for Cultivation of HERCULEX I Corn in Brazil   Article

Grass Strips Help Curb Erosion, Herbicide Transport   Article

Canopy Cover Provides Practical Clue to Plants' Thirst   Article

Developing an Effective Weed Management Plan: the Importance of Mapping   Article

Crop Residues Have Value   Article

K-State No-Till Study: Water Erosion Curbed Even When Surface Residue Is Sparse   Article

Expanded Alfalfa Seed Options Help Growers Match Field Conditions   Article

Soybean Planting Population And Profits: Can Less Equal More?   Article

Herbicide Resistance Among Summer Cypress Likely Caused by Several Genetic Variations   Article

Field Borders Benefit Wildlife on the Farm   Article

“Lyman” is New SDSU Winter Wheat Variety   Article

MIRI Method Reduces Water Use in Rice Field Tests   Article



Golf Course Environmental Profile Measures Water Use, Source, Cost, Quality, and Management and Conservation Strategies     Summary | Article


Phoenix Environmental Care LLC Adds Starfighter Herbicide to Product Line     Article

Forage and Grazinglands


Fall and Winter Management Affect Spring Growth and Nutritive Value of Tifton 85 Bermudagrass   Summary | Article

Meadow Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass Response to Nitrogen Application Rate    Summary | Article

Forage Yield of Selected Cool-Season Grasses in Response to Varying Rates of Nitrogen   Summary | Article

Contribution of Alfalfa Hard Seed to Stand and Yield in the Field   Summary | Article


The Fatty Acid Profile of Rye and Annual Ryegrass Pasture Changes during Their Growth Cycle   Summary | Article


Plan Now to Find Hay Substitutes   Article

Preventing Rangeland Erosion: Developing Better Management Practices in Iran   Article

Video Programs Answer Cattle Producers’ Questions   Article

Smart Decisions, Not Just Hard Work, Will Keep Dairies Going in 2009   Article

Using Poultry Litter in Tall Fescue Seed Production   Article

Carbon Footprints from Dairying Are Modest   Article

Renovating Pastures? Try Frost Seeding   Article

Silage Corn and Nitrogen   Article

New Issue of Healthy Animals Now Online   Article

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