Plant Management Network News
Number 88: May 13, 2009

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

From the Network

PMN Welcomes ASTA as Its Newest Partners

Founded in 1883, the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) is one of the oldest trade organizations in the United States. Its membership consists of about 850 companies involved in seed production and distribution, plant breeding, and related industries. ASTA's mission is to be an effective voice in all matters concerning the development, marketing and free movement of seed, associated products and services throughout the world. ASTA is involved in nearly all issues relating to plant germplasm, focusing on regulatory and legislative matters, new technologies, and communication. more>>

Itís Not Too LateóJoin Us During PMNís Spring Partnership Campaign

Thinking of joining the Plant Management Network partners? Act now during our special spring partnership campaign. Learn how your participation can benefit your organization. Partners support our not-for-profit mission to enhance the health, management, and production of agricultural and horticultural crops. For details, contact

Crop Management Publishes Statement of Impact

Authors considering publishing in Crop Management will be interested in reading the journalís new impact statement. The statement, written by CM editor Daniel Sweeney and the CSSA and ASA editors-in-chief Craig Roberts and Warren Dick, defines the quality standards and relevance by which the journal may be judged. Peer-reviewed articles are also awarded the imprint, above.

PMN Offers Two New Soybean Webcasts

PMN has published two new Focus on Soybean webcasts: Soybean Fertility: Nutrient Uptake and Utilization by Dan Kaiser, University of Minnesota, and Foliar Diseases of Soybean in the South by Ray Schneider, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.

Plant Health Progress Editor's Pick

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

Positions Available

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*Research Associate
*Associate Scientist
*Statistical Geneticist
*R&D Seed Quality Specialist/Leader
*Senior Research Associate Ė Center Manager
*Independent Sales Representative
*Independent Sales Rep
*Account Manager
*Associate Seller

See postings at PMNís Employment/Internship Posting Service.

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


Plant Health Progress


Characterization and Survival of Cercospora sojina in Ohio    Summary | Article

Impact of Cropping Sequences and Alternative Hosts on Take-all Management of Winter Wheat in Arkansas    Summary | Article

Evaluation of Foliar Sprays of Bacteriophages for the Management of Bacterial Canker in Greenhouse Tomatoes    Summary | Article


A Standard Greenhouse Method for Assessing Soybean Cyst Nematode Resistance in Soybean: SCE08 (Standardized Cyst Evaluation 2008)   
Summary | Article

The Importance of Reporting New Host-Fungus Records for Ornamental and Regional Crops   
Summary | Article


Introducing the QualiPlate Kit for Squash Mosaic Virus    Article

Scouting Fields Crucial to Managing Wheat Foliage Diseases    Article

ARS Releases Iceberg Lettuce Breeding Lines Resistant to Bacterial Leaf Spot    

Predatory Mite Could Put the Bite on Invasive Crop Pest, University of Florida Researcher Says     Article

Be Mindful of Atrazine Setbacks and Best Management Practices     Article

Hello? Soybean Hotline Offers Michigan Growers Crop, Pest Updates     Article

Prepare for Early Season Pest Pressure: Black Cutworm Moth Trappings Reported     Article

Current Soybean Rust Distribution Map Shows Differences from 2008     Article

Pioneer, University of Tennessee Research Shows Foliar Fungicides Can Boost Corn Yields     Article

Pest Resistant Potato on Tap     Article


Crop Management


Nitrogen Fertilizer Timing and Source Affect Hard Red Winter Wheat Yield, But Application Method Does Not    Summary | Article

Slow Release N for Furrow-Irrigated Hard Red Spring Wheat Yield and Protein   
 Summary | Article


Haying CRP Ground a Good Option After Contract Expiration    Article

Waiting to Plant Could Be More Beneficial Than Mudding in Corn     Article

Washington State University Releases Two New Wheat Varieties     Article

Corn Planting 09     Article

Oat Seeding     Article

Halex GT Shows Off in Showdown Versus Glyphosate in 2008     Article


Applied Turfgrass Science


Annual Bluegrass Control in Perennial Ryegrass and Tall Fescue with Bispyribac-sodium   
Summary | Article

Forage and Grazinglands


Using Forage Brassicas Under Irrigation in Mid-latitude, High-elevation Steppe/Desert Biomes    Summary | Article

Estimating Economic Risk Using Monte Carlo Enterprise Budgets    Summary | Article


Stock Conservatively When First Grazing Former CRP Ground     Article

Baling Lush Growth of Tall Fescue in Pastures Helps Keep Legumes in Stand, Says Missouri Extension Forage Specialist     Article

Kansas State Researchers Studying Best Forages for Cattle in SE Kansas     Article

Whitetop: The Early Bird of Noxious Weeds     Article

Organic Dairy Manure May Offer Fertilizer Option     Article

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