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Number 139: August 30, 2013

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Last Month’s Most Popular Articles

Applied Turfgrass Science: Topdressing Sand Color, Cultivation Timing, and Cultivation Method Effects on Disruption of a Creeping Bentgrass Golf Green in the Intermountain Pacific Northwest  Summary | Article

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Forage and Grazinglands: Grazing Management Impact on Rangeland   Article

Plant Health Progress: A Photographic Diagnostic Guide for Identification of the Principal Cranberry Fruit Rot Pathogens  Summary | Article

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Mississippi State University Helps Farmers Irrigate Efficiently   Article

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Plant Health Progress

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Sporulation Capacity and Longevity of Puccinia horiana Teliospores in Infected Chrysanthemum Leaves  Summary | Article

Effect of Snow Removal on Typhula Blight Development at High Elevation Golf Courses in Colorado  Summary | Article

Typhula Blight Severity as Influenced by the Number of Preventive Fungicide Applications and Snow Compaction  Summary | Article

Identification of the G143A Mutation in Cytochrome b Associated with QoI Resistance in Cercospora beticola Isolates from the Red River Valley  Summary | Article

Spotted Wilt Disease Evaluation among High-Oleic Peanut Cultivars  Summary | Article

A Survey for Grapevine Viruses in Washington State ‘Concord’ (Vitis × labruscana L.) Vineyards  Summary | Article

Screening Selected Gulf Coast and Southeastern Forest Species for Susceptibility to Phytophthora ramorum  Summary | Article


Field and Growth Chamber Inoculations Demonstrate Persea indica as a Newly Recognized Host for the Laurel Wilt Pathogen, Raffaelea laurciola  Summary | Article

Identification of Lily symptomless virus Infecting Lilium martagon ‘Pink Taurade’ in Ohio  Summary | Article

Identification of Poinsettia mosaic virus Associated with a Virus-like Mottle Symptom on Poinsettia in Ohio  Summary | Article

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How to Spot and Control the Japanese Beetle   Article

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Botector: A New Biofungicide for Control of Botrytis Bunch Rot in Grapes   Article

So Much Disease   Article

Identifying Southern Rust in Corn to Minimize Yield and Profit Loss   Article

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Five Soybean Diseases to Scout for Now   Article

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As Fields Dry Out, Watch for Spider Mites   Article

Protect Pollinators While Trying to Protect Your Crops   Article

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Researchers Make Strides in Controlling Aflatoxin   Article

Spotted Winged Drosophila Could Be Problematic in Small Fruit   Article

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Wet Conditions Create Perfect Setting for Tomato, Cucurbit Diseases   Article

Forage and Grazinglands

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Estimation of Nutritive Value of Spring Alfalfa–Grass Mixtures using In-Field Measurements and Growing Degree Data  Summary | Article


The Alfalfa Yield Gap: A Review of the Evidence  Summary | Article


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Caution: Beware of Poisoning Potential From Ergot Fungus Mycotoxins in Mature Grass Hay and Pasture   Article

Beef Produces Should Strive to Maintain Proper Levels of Legumes in Their Forage Stands   Article

Applied Turfgrass Science

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Research Highlights Consistent, Long-Lasting Disease Control for Two New BASF Fungicides   Article

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