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Overview of soybean rust in North America during 2006.
Overview of soybean rust in South America during 2005-06.
Overview of soybean rust in the Caribbean Basin during 2006.
Overview of soybean rust in Mexico during 2006.
Results from fungicide efficacy trials, university data.
Results from industry efficacy trials.
Is “when” more important than “what”: optimizing protection against soybean rust.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Biology of Soybean Rust
Life cycle, spore germination, and survival.
Movement of spores.
Hosts and host-rust interactions.
Economics and Policy
Economic impact of soybean rust.
Current policy perspectives from CSREES and APHIS.
Crop insurance: Quality adjustment and sampling/grading for soybean rust.
Developing a yield loss prediction model for soybean rust - A crop physiology approach.
Spore deposition, micrometeorological data, and the spread of soybean rust.
Soybean rust progress curves under different environmental conditions.
Evaluation of the soybean germplasm collection for resistance to soybean rust.
Evaluation of resistance to soybean rust in field and greenhouse tests in Georgia.
Breeding for rust resistance in Brazil.
General overview of application strategies for applying fungicides in the soybean canopy. Nozzle type considerations for improved soybean canopy penetration: A summary of the work done at Kansas State University.
Nozzle and equipment considerations for improved coverage in the soybean canopy: A summary of the work done in Ohio.
Aerial application strategies for improved coverage in the soybean canopy: A summary of the work done in recent years.
Pros and cons of different disease assessment ratings.
Rating systems used in Brazil for soybean rust assessment.
Industry rating systems used for fungicide assessments.
Ensemble approach to soybean rust forecasting for the 2006 PIPE.
Forecasting the spread of soybean rust using a nested climate model.
Forecasting the spread of soybean rust using an ensemble HYSPLIT modeling approach.
Application of the integrated aerobiology modeling system to soybean rust forecasting in 2006.
Sentinel and mobile plots.
USDA website - PIPE.
Summary of soybean rust communication activities in North America.
Section 18 recap and future perspective.
Economic impact of soybean rust in North America.
Economic Value of Plant Disease Early-Warning Systems: A Case Study of USDA's SBR coordinated Framework.
What will PIPE look like in five years.
What can we learn after five years of sentinel plots and should we keep going.
Long term impact of soybean rust on Midwest corn/soybean rotation system (also considering cost of N and soydiesel).
Long term impact of soybean rust on chemical industry.
What will happen if soybean rust doesn’t happen?.
Proceedings of the National Soybean Rust Symposium © Plant Management Network.