Plant Management Network News
Number 65: June 26, 2007

Plant Health Progress
Editor's Pick

Glomerella acutata was detected on fruits from highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) for the first time in Norway as documented with exceptional images by Venche TalgÝ and her co-workers in an article published in Plant Health Progress. The perfect stage of this pathogen has not been reported to occur in nature, previously.



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New Articles from
Forage and Grazinglands

Decomposition of Forage Species Mixtures in Pasture has Inconsistent Effects on Soil Nitrogen       Summary | Article

Persistence of Heavily-Grazed Cool-Season Grasses in the Central Great Plains       Summary | Article

Alternative Methods of Estimating Forage Height and Sward Capacitance in Pastures Can Be Cross Calibrated       Summary | Article

Be on the Lookout for Blue-green Algae       Article

K-State Cattle Specialist Gives July Management Tips       Article

SDSU publication: Managing Livestock Grazing Distribution       Article

Global Warming
May Lower Grassland
Quality   Article

Alternative Crops Garner a Second Look       Article

Donít Let Hay Harvest Go Up in Smoke       Article

New Articles from
Plant Health Progress

Use of Resistant Peanut Cultivars and Reduced Fungicide Inputs for Disease Management in Strip-Tillage and Conventional Tillage Systems       Summary | Article

A Comparative Analysis of Diagnostic Protocols for Detection of the Asian Soybean Rust Pathogen, Phakopsora pachyrhizi       Summary | Article


Western Bean Cutworm Will Be Back This Summer       Article

Time to be on Lookout for Armyworm Larvae      

Potato Wart Eyed as Risk to Potato Production      

Protect Minimum-Till Fields from Pillbug Damage       Article

Can the Right Potting
Mix Replace Fungicide?Article

Cowpea Plants React to Insect Attack       Article

Iowa State Plant Pathologists Detect Crop Diseases from Satellites       Article

New Fruit Fly
Control Combination
More Effective, Longer Lasting       Article

Quilt Fungicide Aerial Application Rate Reduced       Article

Armyworm. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign       Article

Soybean Aphids - Prepare for Return of Destructive Pest       Article

2007 National Soybean Rust Symposium to be Held in Louisville, Kentucky       Article

Bacterium Curbs
Several Insect Pests       Article



BASF Receives California Registration of Insignia Fungicide for Ornamentals       Article


New Articles from
Applied Turfgrass Science
Phoenix Environmental Care LLC Adds CutDown Plant Growth Regulator to Their Product Line       Article

Putting Green Speed Is All in Grass Management       Article

New Articles from Crop Management

Surveying Thermally-defoliated Cotton Plots with Color-infrared Aerial Photography      
Summary | Article

Row Spacing, Plant Populations, and Cultivar Effects on Soybean Production Along the Texas Gulf Coast       Summary | Article

Estimating Economic Impact of Conservation Field Borders on Farm Revenue       Summary | Article

Foreign Herbivores May Be Key to Curbing Invasive Weeds       Article

On-Farm Research Shows Farmers Can Use Less Nitrogen to Save Money and Reduce Environmental Impact       Article

Dow Agrosciences, Sangamo Biosciences Announce the Achievement of Key Milestones in Plant Agriculture Collaboration       Article

Does Organic Matter Really Matter?       Article

Innovations Must Sustain Production       Article

Insect Trapping Network - Early Warning System       Article

Farming for Carbon       Article

Varieties from PhytoGen Cottonseed Shine in University Official Variety Trials       Article

Penn State Shows Running Tractors on Straight Biofuel Is (Bio) Logical       Article

NDSU Agronomist Offers Advice on Replanting Small Grains and Corn       Article

New Publication Aids In Selecting Conservation Tillage System for Corn Following Soybeans       Article

Record High Fuel Prices Hit Agriculture       Article

Prefix Herbicide Available as a Premix Formulation in 2008       Article

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