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Issue 172: August 31, 2016 

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"From the Network" News

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Open-access Article Published in Plant Health Progress
This study by Beeman, Harbach, Marett, and Tylka attempts to determine how HG type test results might vary among soybean cyst nematode populations in independent samples collected from various areas of a field.
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"Focus on" Webcasts


Utilizing Tissue and Petiole Sampling in Cotton Production - Hunter Frame, Virginia Tech

Mitigating Insect Management Effects on Pollinators - Scott D. Stewart, The University of Tennessee

‘Cotton Physiology’ the Cornerstone of Future Cotton Science - Michael Bange, CSIRO Agriculture


Intensive Soybean Management: Closing Yield Gaps - Ignacio A. Ciampitti, Kansas State University

The Fusarium Root rot Complex of Soybean Caused by the Fungus Fusarium - Berlin Nelson Jr., North Dakota State University 

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PMN Crop News


DuPont Pioneer Soil Fertility Study Shows Phosphorus and Potassium Deficiencies Across Corn Belt - DuPont Pioneer

Soil Compaction Threat Is High - Penn State University

Winter Pulse, Spring Harvest - American Society of Agronomy

Phosphorus Deficiency in Soybeans - Illinois Soybean Association

Trading Farmland for Nitrogen Protection - American Society of Agronomy

Soil Compaction and What You Can do About It - Iowa State University

Soybean Development - Illinois Soybean Association

Crop Varieties

Syngenta Introduces Three New High Performing AgriPro Brand Winter Wheat Varieties to Soft Red and Soft White Wheat Growers - Syngenta Crop Protection-US


New ImmunoStrip Commercialized by Agdia for Detection of Devastating Cucurbit and Tomato Virus - Agdia


Adding Key Foliar Nutrients to Almond Hull Split and/or Walnut Insecticide Sprays Can Help Boost Yield, Nut Size and Long-Term Tree Productivity and Health - Agro-K

Insect Pests / Entomology

Managing Aphids in Corn - Iowa State University

Managing Bollworms in Bt Cotton Through Season’s End - North Carolina State University

Numerous Caterpillars Showing up in Cotton - Mississippi State University

Diamide Insecticides and Soybean Looper Management - Mississippi State University

Sayonara, Kudzu Bug? - American Society of Agronomy

Zeal SC Miticide Now Registered for Soybeans - Valent U.S.A.

Manage Insecticide Use for Soybean Aphids Carefully - University of Minnesota

Spider Mite Injury Confirmed in Soybean - Iowa State University

Plant Diseases

Brown Spot in Soybeans - Illinois Soybean Association

New APS PRESS Title Unravels the Complexities Behind Vector-Plant Virus Transmissions - The American Phytopathological Society

Conditions Right for Powdery Mildew - University of Missouri

If, Not When, Asian Soybean Rust Makes it to the Midwest - Illinois Soybean Association

Turf Management

Mulching Plus Remediation Corrects Contaminated Lawns - American Society of Horticultural Sciences

Weed Management

Importance of ‘Flag the Technology’ Grows - University of Missouri

Syngenta Offers 12 New Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybean Technology Varieties − Syngenta Crop Protection-US

Palmer Amaranth Now Identified in at Least Nine Iowa Counties - Iowa State University

Controlling Volunteer Corn in Soybeans - Illinois Soybean Association

Don’t Skimp When it Comes to Waterhemp Control - University of Missouri 

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Featured Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress


Polyoxin D and Other Biopesticides Reduce Gummy Stem Blight But Not Anthracnose on Melon Seedlings 

Comparison of Two Soil Sampling Methods for Estimating Population Densities of Heterodera glycines Cysts

Improved Method for Injecting Fungal Inoculum into Corn Ears


First Report of Rose Rosette Disease Caused by Rose rosette virus on Knock Out Roses in Louisiana

A Standardized Inoculation Protocol to Test Wheat Cultivars for Reaction to Head Blast Caused by Magnaporthe oryzae (Triticum pathotype)

Distribution of Phytophthora spp. in Southern Texas Citrus Grove Soils

Surveying for Virus-vectoring Nematodes in Container-grown Blueberry Plants in Oregon

Overwintering Stages of Pseudosclerotia Development for Monilinia vaccinii-corymbosi, Causal Agent of Mummy Berry Disease on Highbush Blueberry in North America

Soybean Cyst Nematode HG Type Test Results Differ Among Multiple Samples from the Same Field but the Management Implications Are the Same (fully open access)

First Report of Lilac ring mottle virus Infecting Lilac in the United States

Identification of Erwinia rhapontici as the Causal Agent of Crown and Shoot Rot and Pink Seed of Pea in Nebraska


On Seed Transmissibility of Soybean vein necrosis-associated virus in Symptomless Soybean Seedlings

Response to "On Seed Transmissibility of Soybean vein necrosis-associated virus in Symptomless Soybean Seedlings" 

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management


Seasonal Biology of the Invasive Green Stinkworm Amynthas hupeiensis and Control of Its Casts on Golf Putting Greens

Integrated Pest Management of Nematodes on Bermudagrass Turf

Documenting Trends in Nutrient Use and Conservation Practices on US Golf Courses

Evaluation of Selective Herbicide Combinations and Paclobutrazol for Rough Bluegrass Control

Palmer Amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) Control and Grain Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) Injury with Pyrasulfotole plus Bromoxynil and Tank Mixtures

Limited Irrigation for Sweet Corn Planted at Different Dates on Claypan Soil

Application of Nitrapyrin with Banded Urea, Urea Ammonium Nitrate, and Ammonia Delays Nitrification and Reduces Nitrogen Loss in Canadian Soils

Effect of Phosphorus Placement Methods and Rates on Sugarbeet Production under Strip Tillage in Southern Idaho

Long-Term Corn Residue Grazing Improves Subsequent Soybean Yields in a Corn–Soybean Rotation

Feasibility of a Grain Sorghum Ratoon Cropping System in Southeastern Missouri

Effect of Soybean Cyst Nematode–Resistant Cultivars on an HG Type 2 Population of Heterodera glycines and Sudden Death Syndrome in Indiana Soybean

Winter Annual Legumes Seeded into Bermudagrass: Production, Nutritive Value, and Animal Preference

Persistence of Alfalfa Sod-Seeded into Bermudagrass Pastures on Coastal Plain Soils

Interseeding Forage Kochia into Established CRP to Improve Fall and Winter Grazing Potential

Nitrogen Rate and Initiation Date Effects on Stockpiled Tall Fescue During Fall Grazing in Tennessee


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Last Month's Most Popular Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress: Occurrence of Stenocarpella macrospora Causing Ear Rot in Corn in the United States

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management: Peanut Production in Virginia and the Carolinas: Development of a Website and Program Editor 

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