Plant Management Network News

Number 26: April 6, 2004

PMN's Newest 

PMN is proud to announce the participation of its newest partner, the National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants. NAICC is a national organization representing 500+ crop consultants and contract researchers. Independent crop consultants provide research and advisory services in crop care, integrated pest management, integrated crop management, as well as in biotechnology and sustainable agriculture. PMN's partners represent a growing network of those involved in applied agricultural knowledge.

New Articles from
Forage and Grazinglands


Forage Yield and Nutritive Value of Selected Quackgrass

New Articles from
Plant Health Progress


Fusarium Species Associated with Tall Fescue Seed Production in Oregon

Surveying For and Eradicating Phytophthora ramorum in Agricultural Commodities

Evaluation of Soybean Differentials for Their Interaction with Phytophthora sojae


Trionymus haancheni McKenzie: A New Pest of Barley in Idaho


Discrimination of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria Using an Electronic Nose

First Report of Leptographium abietinum Associated with Blue Stain on Declining Western Siberian Larch in Alaska

First Report of White Rust of Lunaria annua Caused by Albugo candida in North America


First Report of Powdery Mildew of Akebia quinata Caused by Microsphaera akebiae (Erysiphe akebiae) in North America


Wild Potatoes Tapped for Nematode Defense

New Test to Find, Recruit Pest-Fighting Bacteria

U.S. EPA Registers New Touchdown HiTech(TM) Herbicide

Crop Management
Variety Trials

Click here for the following new results:

Michigan 2003 Alfalfa Variety Trial Results
Oklahoma 2003 Alfalfa Variety Trial Results
Louisiana 2002 Corn Hybrid Trials
Florida 2003 Corn Grain Variety Trial
Louisiana 2003 Corn Hybrid Performance Trial
Florida 2003 Cotton Variety Trial Results -
Quincy, FL
New Mexico 2003 Grain Sorghum - Variety Trial Results - Clovis
Illinois 2003 Soybean Variety Trial Results
Nebraska 2003 Soybean Variety Trial Results
Nebraska 2003 Winter Wheat Variety Test
Northern Idaho 2003 Spring Wheat Variety Trial Results
Illinois 2003 Corn Variety Trial Results
Illinois 2003 Wheat Variety Trial Results

Weed Science Society of America Is New PMN Partner

The Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) represents approximately 2,000 scientists worldwide. WSSA promotes research, education, and extension activities related to weeds; provides science-based information to the public and policy makers; and fosters awareness of weeds and their impacts on managed and natural ecosystems. WSSA joins PMN's other societal partners, the American Phytopathological Society, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Entomological Society of America, and CAST, in providing a truly multidisciplinary resource for agricultural practitioners.

PMN Partners Information

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New Articles from
Crop Management


Sucrose Accumulation and Harvest Schedule Recommendations for CP Sugarcane Cultivars

Trumpetcreeper (Campsis radicans) can be Controlled by Herbicide Application in Soybean

Investigating Storm Resistance in Spindle-Picked Upland Cotton

Forage from Soybean Provides an Alternative to Its Poor Grain Yield in the Southern Great Plains


Growers: Can You Risk a Replay of Last Year?

Should Roundup Ready Soybeans be Managed Differently than Conventional Soybeans?

Lowering CO2 Loss in Fall Tillage

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