Plant Management Network News
Number 87: April 14, 2009

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

From the Network

PMN Welcomes New Land-Grant, Industry Partners

University of Alaska-Fairbanks

The School of Natural Resources & Agricultural Sciences of the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, along with the Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station, offers a world-class learning and research environment to both undergraduate and graduate students. The school consists of four academic departments including Forest Sciences, Geography, High Latitude Agriculture, and Resources Management, which together provide teaching, research, and outreach that promote the successful long-term management of Alaska's natural resources. more>>

BIOREBA AG has been a leading company in plant disease diagnostics since 1980. As an independent company, maintaining a close collaboration with many research institutes, we have a long tradition in developing and producing ELISA and rapid one-step assays, as well as specially designed equipment and disposables. In addition, our R & D laboratory offers the development of customer-specific products, such as ready-to-use kits, on a contract base. The research community and laboratories around the world rely on our products. more>>

Join Us—PMN Holds 2009 Spring Partnership Campaign

Thinking of joining the Plant Management Network’s 68 corporate, university, and nonprofit partners? Act now and do it during our special spring partnership campaign. Learn how your participation helps build a unique resource for the applied plant sciences and directly benefits your organization. Partners support our not-for-profit mission to enhance the health, management, and production of agricultural and horticultural crops. For details, contact Please join our efforts, now!

New Plant Disease Efficacy Trials Added to PDMR

Volume 3 of Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR) has now been posted to PMN. In this new volume, you can search all 476 efficacy reports on the latest fungicides, nematicides, and biological controls. Also, search more than 5,000 reports from past issues of PDMR, B&C Tests, and F&N Tests.

Plant Health Progress Editor's Pick

Ralstonia solanacearum Race 3 Biovar 2 Causes Tropical Losses and Temperate Anxieties

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

Plant Health Progress


Collar Rot on Italian Alder Trees in California Caused by Phytophthora siskiyouensis   Summary | Article

Kaolin Particle Film Prevents Galling by Gynaikothrips uzeli   Summary | Article

Spray Timing of Spiromesifen and Buprofezin for Managing Bemisia Whiteflies in Cantaloupes   Summary | Article

Evaluation of Sequential Fungicide Spray Programs for Control of Soybean Rust   Summary | Article

Effects of Diseases on Soybean Yields in the United States 1996 to 2007   Summary | Article


The Soybean Resistance Gene Rag1 Does Not Protect Against Soybean Cyst and Root-knot Nematodes   Summary | Article

A New Leaf Spot Disease of Calotropis gigantea Caused by Alternaria alternata in Rajasthan, India   Summary | Article

First Report of Bean Rust Caused by Uromyces appendiculatus Race 19-63 in Puerto Rico   Summary | Article


Ohio State-High Soybean Aphid Populations Predicted in Ohio    Article

Plant Diseases Often Caused By Multiple Attacks    Article

Pesticides Can Protect Valuable Trees from Emerald Ash Borer    Article

Disease, Pest Knowledge, Varieties Selection Set Stage for Higher Soybean Yields    Article

Breakthrough Genetic Solution for Clubroot Registered   Article

Several Steps Can Help Keep Pine Wilt Contained    Article

Bacteria Tapped to Battle Crop-Damaging Roundworms   Article

New Clues Discovered about Divergent Origin of Sudden Oak Death Pathogen   Article

Scientists Identify Rust Resistance Genes in Soybeans   Article

Airborne Disease Holds Potential for Unexpected, Accelerated Spread    Article

Syngenta Seed Care Introduces First Seed Treatment Insecticide for Cucurbits   Article

Wild Bees Can Be Effective Pollinators   Article

University of Florida Study Shows DELEGATE WG Insecticide Controls Key Citrus Pests   Article

Catnip Compounds Curb Asian Lady Beetles   Article

Dow AgroSciences Receives Approval for New Technology to Control Cotton Pests in Brazil   Article

ARS, Australian Researchers Team Up against Fruit Bug    Article


Crop Management


Preliminary Evaluation of Small-Scale Biodiesel Production From Canola in Northern New England   Summary | Article


Producers Should Monitor Wheat Fields for Freeze Damage   Article

Sugarcane Farmers Weigh Wheat as Rotation Crop to Control Weeds, Slow Erosion   Article

Can Organic Cropping Systems be as Profitable as Conventional Systems?    Article

High Soil Test P Essential for Maximum Corn Yields and Profits    Article

Soybean Seed Should Be Excellent in 2009   Article

Estimating Crop Residue from Space via Satellite    Article

Syngenta Resistance Fighter Web Site Offers Solutions to Glyphosate Resistance Issues    Article

Assessing Alfalfa Stands    Article

Halex GT Shows Off in Showdown versus Glyphosate in 2008    Article

Spring is Often Best Time to Assess Soil Compaction    Article

Weed or Wildflower? MSU Publication Can Help You Decide    Article

Tips for Choosing New Crop Production Inputs    Article

Early-Planted Soybeans: Benefits, Risks and Recommendations    Article

New Corn Hybrid Gives Growers More Options for Weed Control    Article

Soil Sampling, Rotating SCN Sources of Resistance Help Long-Term SCN Control   Article

No Consistent Advantage for Planting Soybean Early   Article

Applied Turfgrass Science


University of Georgia Grasses Planted on Courses, Fields and Landscapes Worldwide   Article

LOCKUP Offers Advanced Control of Dollarweed   Article

Phoenix Environmental Care LLC Adds Verio Fungicide to Product Line   Article

Forage and Grazinglands


Performance of Forage Sorghum-Legume Mixtures in Southern High Plains, USA   Summary | Article

Risk Analysis, Analysis of Variance: Getting More from Our Data   Summary | Article

Composition of Horse Diets on Cool-Season Grass Pastures using Microhistological Analysis   Summary | Article

Stockpiled Prairiegrass Provides High-Quality Fall Grazing for Lambs   Summary | Article


New Issue of Healthy Animals Now Online   Article

To Deworm Or Not to Deworm?    Article

Maintain Soil Organic Matter When Harvesting Corn Residue    Article

Pioneer Experts Provide Silage Management Tips as Temperatures Rise   Article

Illinois Manure Share Website    Article

Are You Listening to Your Cows?   Article

Dry Conditions Affect Prescribed Burning of CRP Land This Spring    Article

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