This blog is for Polk County Florida small farms and pesticide applicators as a method of communication and sharing information. This blog is administered by the University of Florida IFAS Extension Polk County Extension Agent, Mary Beth Henry.
Friday, September 2, 2011
PMN Update #115
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Plant Management Network News Number 115: August 29, 2011
From the Network
New Reports Added to PDMR Vol. 5 More than 100 new efficacy trials for fungicides, nematicides, and biological controls were added to Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR) volume 5. The total number of reports for this volume is now 537. As with previous volumes, users can search the reports by keyword or section. Sections include cereals and forage crops; citrus, tropical, and vegetable crops; field crops; ornamentals and trees; pome fruits; seed treatments (for all crops); small fruits; stone fruits and nuts; and turfgrass. Get continuous access to more than 6,000 PDMR trials, PMN’s applied journals, webcasts, and more for just $38 to $45 yearly. To subscribe or learn more, visit www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/subscriptions.
Learn Integrated Management Practices for Storage Diseases in Focus on Potato This integrated management presentation by Dr. Barry Jacobsen at Montana State University will help growers, consultants and researchers better understand the management of diseases that occur during potato storage. This presentation is most applicable to temperate production areas of North America but does address a few diseases that do not yet occur in North America. View this and other presentations in Focus on Potato.
Common Rust Discussed in Focus on Corn Webcast This two-part presentation by Dr. Snook Pataky at the University of Illinois first describes methods to differentiate common and southern rust in the field and in the lab. The second presentation focuses on common rust of corn, where the basic life cycle of Puccinia sorghi and the epidemiology of common rust are described. Factors that cause the disease to become problematic and effective methods of control also are discussed. Other presentations are also available in Focus on Corn.
Focus on Soybean Features Webcast on Iron Deficiency Chlorosis In this presentation, Dr. Daniel Kaiser, Soil and Plant Nutrition Extension Specialist at the University of Minnesota, addresses the causes of Iron Deficiency Chlorosis (IDC) in soybeans, as well as management strategies to increase soybean yields in the presence of IDC. This presentation and others can be viewed in PMN’s Focus on Soybean resource.
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Trees Need Special Care During Drought Article Plant Stress Causing More Severe Yellowing of Soybeans This Year Article Be Cautious With Late-Season Herbicide Applications in Soybean Article High Temperature, No Rain, Crops Go on Defense Article Soybean Management Strategy Depends on Growth Stage Article
Research Evaluation of Northern Grape Hybrid Cultivars for Their Susceptibility to Anthracnose Caused by Elsinoe ampelinaSummary | Article
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Applied Turfgrass Science Research Influence of Cultural Practices on Torpedograss Competition with Two Warm-Season Lawn Grasses Summary | Article News Purdue 'Tool Box' Could Be Ace in the Hole for Golf Courses Article New Study Shows Tourney Fungicide Delivers Excellent Snow Mold Control, Turf Quality Article Replanting Lawn Under Trees? Think Again Article Online Calculator Helps Homeowners Preserve Lawns While Saving Water Article Tips for Watering Your Lawn During a Drought Article Stressed Lawns May Be Going Dormant or Dying Article Mowing Heights Article UW Turf Scientists Offer Tips on Growing a "Greener" Lawn Article
Forage and Grazinglands Research Controlling Saw Palmetto with Individual Plant and Broadcast Herbicide Treatments Summary | Article Selecting Sorghum Forages for Limited and Full Irrigation and Rainfed Conditions in Semiarid, Subtropical Environments Summary | Article Dry Matter Yield and Nutritive Value of Cowpea and Lablab in the Southern High Plains of the USA Summary | Article Evaluation of Various Pre-emergent and Post-emergent Herbicides on Five Summer Legumes Summary | Article News Bermuda Season Isn't Over Yet Article Crop Residue as Emergency Forage Article Maintaining Farms' Grass Waterways Essential for Best Results Article Dry Weather Can Lead To a Lethal Lunch Article Producers May Need To Allow Pastures Time to Recover Article Don't Risk Hay Fires Article