Plant Management Network News

Number 17: July 9, 2003

Cornell Extension Publications Added to PMN

Cornell University's Mann Library has undertaken a project to index Cornell Cooperative Extension publications into the PMN Plant Science Database. Through this program, students, under the direction of the library, have added over 500 fact sheets and other documents, so far. Documents may be retrieved either through the EZ Search available on the PMN homepage or through the Plant Science Database's more sophisticated subscribers-only search.

New Articles

Plant Health Research:

Dollar Spot in Four Bentgrass Cultivars as Affected by Acibenzolar-S-Methyl and Organic Fertilizers

Evaluation of Soybean Plant Introductions from China for Resistance to Brown Stem Rot


Plant Health Briefs:

Wilt of Radish Caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. raphani in Washington State

Detecting Orobanche minor Seeds in Soil
Using PCR


Diagnostic Guide:

Sudden Oak Death and Associated Diseases Caused by Phytophthora ramorum

Crop Management Research:

Tillage Effects on Corn Response to Starter Fertilizer

Evaluation of Digital Image Acquisition Methods for Determining Soybean Root Characteristics

Crop Management News:

Agilent Technologies Announces Rapid Method for Characterizing Soybean Quality Using Agilent Bioanalyzer

Crop Management
Variety Trials

Click here for the following new results

Northern Idaho 2002 Winter Wheat Results
Tennessee 2002 Advanced Cotton Results
Florida 2001 Corn Grain Results - Quincy
Florida 2002 Corn Grain Results - Quincy

F&N Tests Adds "Materials Under Trial"

This year's volume of Fungicide and Nematicide Tests, Volume 58, includes a new "Materials Under Trial" section, providing a powerful new database that cross references products, manufacturers, ingredients, diseases, and commodities. Published by APS PRESS, F&N Tests is available through PMN to activate subscribers and PMN partner libraries.

Purdue University Joins as New PMN Institutional Partner

The Plant Management Network welcomes Purdue University as its fifteenth land-grant university partner. The Purdue University School of Agriculture strives to serve food, agriculture, and natural resource systems by providing exceptional education, discovering new knowledge, and helping citizens improve their lives. Information regarding the PMN University Partners Program in PDF format is available online. A comprehensive list of all partners, including universities, scientific organizations, and industry, is also available.

PMN to Exhibit at NACAA

The PLANT MANAGEMENT NETWORK will exhibit at the upcoming National Association of County Agricultural Agents Meeting, July 13-15, in Green Bay, WI. Attendees are invited to stop by to learn more about the network's electronic resources and about publishing in PMN's peer-reviewed journals.

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