Plant Management Network News
Number 76: May 20, 2008


PMN Offers Webcasts on Weed Management in Soybean

Weed management in soybean is the latest topic covered in PMN’s Focus on Soybean. Bill Johnson, Purdue University professor of weed science, has authored two educational webcasts on the subject, titled Weed Competition in Soybean and Weed Management Strategies in Soybean.

Monthly PMN Site Traffic Has Second Consecutive Record

The Plant Management Network and its journals finished April 2008 with a record 35,294 site visitors. This surpassed March 2008, which was the previous record with 31,017 visitors. By comparison, April and March 2007 had 26,693 and 25,603 visitors, respectively.

PHP Editor's Pick

Since plants were first domesticated, farmers have had to contend with blights, rots, and mildews. In Milestones in Fungicide Discovery: Chemistry that Changed Agriculture, author Carla Klittich reviews the particularly significant discoveries that were turning points in the evolution of fungicides and agriculture.

Springer Offers PMN Users Discount on Books

As part of its partnership with Plant Management Network, Springer, a major global publisher, announces a 20% discount on all plant pathology and entomology titles featured at www.springer.com/pmn.  Titles include the Encyclopedia of Entomology, Westcott’s Plant Disease Handbook - 7th Edition; From Biological Control to Invasion: the Ladybird Harmonia axyridis as a Model Species; New Perspectives and Approaches in Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria Research; and more.
 


New Articles from
Plant Health Progress


Research

Evaluation of Sorghum Germplasm from China against Claviceps africana, Causal Agent of Sorghum Ergot   Summary |  Article

News

Stature SC Fungicide Features New Flowable Formulation of Dimethomorph   Article




New Peanut Variety Resistant to Nematodes, Virus   Article




Indiana Joins Multistate Effort to Fight Emerald Ash Borer   Article


BASF Launches Innovative Ornamentals Fungicide And Herbicide at Its Industry Media Summit   Article


SDSU Specialist: New Disease Management Options for Wheat Growers   Article


Alto Fungicide Receives Section 3 Registration in Soybeans   Article


New GardenSmart Oregon Publication Offers Ecological Alternatives to Invasive Plants   Article


Will Asian Soybean Rust Be a Problem in 2008?   Article


Soybean Rust Battle Takes Look at Kudzu  
Article

Syngenta Introduces Warrior II with Zeon Technology   Article


Black Cutworm  
Article

MaxCel Plant Growth Regulator Receives Canadian Registration   Article

 


New Articles from
Crop Management
 
Research

In-Row Subsoil Tillage and Planting Depth Influence on Corn Plant Population and Yield on Sandy-Textured Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain Soils   Summary |  Article

Brief

Range Expansion of Western Bean Cutworm, Striacosta albicosta (Noctuidae), into Michigan and Ohio   Summary | 
Article

News

Plant Analysis Can Help Wheat Growers Increase Yields   Article

Peach, Apple Growers Should Thin Trees Now to Get Back to Regular Bearing Cycle   
Article

Identify and Diagnose Soybean Emergence Problems Early to Reap Benefits at Harvest   
Article

Manure is a Friend in Crop Production   
Article

Drought Makes Farmers Mind Their Peas and Corn   
Article

Pioneer, KSU Research Shows No Negative Impact on Corn From Delaying Irrigation   
Article

Keeping Yields, Profits and Water Quality High   
Article

Integrated Crop Management News Is Online and on Time   Article


Placing Fertilizer with Seed Requires Care   
Article
 


New Articles from
Forage and Grazinglands


Research

Bermudagrass Hay Intake of Beef Cattle Supplemented with Corn or Soybean Hulls   Summary |  Article

Perspective

What Name Will You Claim?   Summary | 
Article

News

Alfalfa Management Practices Aid in Curing Process   Article

Pasture Renovation-Planning for Success   Article

Crop Residue Calculator Helps Producers with Feed Costs   Article

Feedlist Connects Forage Buyers and Sellers   Article

Proper Moisture at Baling is The Key to Preventing Hay Fires   Article

Pioneer Forage Forum Features Nutrition, Feeding Information for Dairy Industry   Article

New Articles from
Applied Turfgrass Science

Research

Surface Conditions of Highly Maintained Baseball Fields in the Northeastern United States: Part 1, Non-Turfed Basepaths   Summary |  Article

Surface Conditions of Highly Maintained Baseball Fields in the Northeastern United States: Part 2, Synthetic versus Natural Turfgrass   Summary |  Article


Reclaimed Water Use for Irrigation of Texas Golf Courses   Summary | 
Article


News

Proper Lawn Care Now Can Stop Turfgrass Diseases Before It's Too Late   Article


Establishing Faster-growing, Durable Football Fields   Article


WingMan Fungicide is the Latest Addition to the Phoenix Environmental Care LLC Product Line   
Article

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