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Issue 198: July 2019
Study results indicate that the use of genetic resistance in commercial tomato cultivars is an effective strategy to manage tomato chlorotic spot tospovirus (TCSV).
To identify which soilborne pathogens are associated with root rot disease complex on dry bean and to determine their prevalence, a survey was conducted from 2014 to 2018. This survey provides baseline information on the prevalence of critical soilborne pathogens of dry bean in Michigan. 
PHP Research
PHP Brief

PeerReviewed.gifSubmit Your Paper to Plant Health Progress
Plant Health Progress (PHP), a science-based outreach journal, is seeking high-quality manuscripts. This journal is available on the Plant Management Network website and also on the American Phytopathological Society's publication website. Share your knowledge with plant health practitioners worldwide by submitting a manuscript today.
Be included in the first Plant Health Progress focus issue, "Plant Disease and Vector Research in a Changing World!" 
Plant Health Progress was recently accepted by Web of Science, making the journal more discoverable to the worldwide community. We invite you to submit your research to PHP and contribute to the journal's first Impact Factor and first focus issue.
Learn more about publishing in this exciting inaugural focus issue. 
Focus on Cotton
In “Benchmarking Sustainability Performance: Utilizing the Fieldprint® Platform to Document and Demonstrate Continuous Improvement,” Lexi Clark helps consultants, growers, and other practitioners learn how to use the free and confidential Fieldprint® Platform to analyze how their management choices impact natural resources and operational efficiency.
Plastic contamination of lint bales has increased since the adoption of new John Deere picker and stripper harvesters that form round or cylindrical modules onboard. In “Round Module Wrap: Components and Removal,” John Wanjura introduces the components of these harvesters and presents module handling techniques that minimize risk. 
Schedule Your Webcast Recording
PMN is scheduling grant outreach webcast recordings throughout 2019. To get your webcast on the production calendar, send an email to
APS Image Database—800 New Images Added
Among the recently added images are 420 of vegetable crops such as cucurbits, radishes, potatoes, and tomatoes from The Randall Rowe Legacy Image Collection.

Individual and institutional subscriptions to the peer-reviewed image database are available. 

Crop Injury

Insect Pests / Entomology
Stink Bug Management in Cotton - NC State University
Plant Disease
Weed Management
Watch for Next Publication of PDMR
Volume 13 of PDMR will be published in August. Then get ready for the first submission period for Vol. 14, opening November 4.
New APS PRESS Title Now Available!
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  • includes classifications from the current FRAC Code List
  • is the only current book on fungicide resistance that focuses on North American crops.
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