American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
Proceedings from the 4th Biennial Meeting
February 12-14, 1946
Denver, Colorado
General Session
President's Report
      W. Y. Cannon
11
Some Soil Management Practices That Pay
     B. T. Shaw
17

 
Oral Presentations
 Agronomy  Genetics  Plant Patholoby  Machinery  Chemistry
Seed Processing  Machinery Symp.     
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
General Agronomy
   
Comparasion of the Effects of Manures and Commercial Fertilizers on the Yield of Sugar Beets
     Robert Gardner, D. W. Robertson
27
 
Restoring Fertility to Land Where Levelling Operations Have Removed All the Top Soil and Left Raw Subsoil Exposed
     D. W. Robertson, Robert Gardner
33
 
Liquid Phosphoric Acid as a Fertilizer
     R. A. Jones, Jesse Green
36
 
Side-Dressing Sugar Beets with Nitrogen in Western Montana
     Edward L. Swift
40
Response to Nitrogen and Phosphate Fertilizers in the Intermountain Area
     Bion Tolman
45
 
Influence of Crop-Sequence and Fertilizers Upon the Sugar Beet Crop
     J. G. Lill
54
 
Yield, Percentage of Sucrose and Coefficients of Apparent Purity of Sugar Beets as Affected by Rotational, Manurial and Fertilizer Practices at the Dominion Experimental Station, Lethbridge, Alberta
     K. W. Hill
63
 
Sugar Beets in Seven Michigan Systems of Crop Rotation
     R. L. Cook, C. E. Millar, L. S. Robertson
73
 
Plant Analysis as a Guide in the Fertilization of Sugar Beets
     Albert Ulrich
88
 
Sugar Beet Petiole Tests as a Measure of Soil Fertility
     Robert J. Brown
96
 
Effect of Delayed Lifting After Topping on Certain Chemical Constituents of Sugar Beets
     Charles Price, J. M. Fife
102
   
Emergence and Rate of Emergence of Sugar Beet Seed as Influenced by Seed Preparation, Soil Moisture and Temperature
     L. D. Leach, Roy Bainer, L. D. Doneen
107
   
A Method of Reducing Storage Loss in Siloed Beet Pulp
     J. E. Coke, R. D. Jones
117
   
Agronomic Studies Related to Mechanization of Sugar Beet Culture
     H. E. Brewbaker, R. R. Wood, H. L. Bush
121
   
Effect of Temperature Upon the Growth Rate of: Sugar Beets
     L, T. Pierce, R. R. Wood
129
   
The Effect of Climate on Sugar Beet Yields in Western Montana
     Edzvard L. Swift, Frank A. Cleland
135
   
Four Years Results of Pre-Harvest Sampling in Estimating Yield and Sugar Percentage
     H. E. Brewbaker, H. L. Bush
141
   
Comparison of Yields From Two-Beet Hills Originating From One and Two Seeds
     C. W. Doxtalor, A. R. Downie
154
Beet Population Studies
     C. W. Doxtalor, A. W. Skuderua
157
   
A Six-Row Experimental Plot Planter
     H. L. Bush, H. E. Brewbaker
163
   
Yields From Sugar Beets with Doubles 20" Apart Versus Singles 10" Apart
     Geo, K. Ryser, F. V. Owen
166
   
A Wide and Narrow Row Test with Sugar Beets in Southern Idaho
     A. Murphy, Eubanks Carsner
168
   
Wide Row Plantings of Sugar Beets in California, 1945
     R. J. Tingley
170
   
Effect of Variations in Spacing on Sugar Beet Yields in California
     H. J. Venning, W. B. Marcurn, G. D. Manuel
173
   
The Effect of Single and Double Plants on Sugar Beet Yields
     S. W. McBirney
174
   
Population and Distribution Studies with Sugar Beets
     Bion Tolman
177
   
Summary of Date-of-Planting Experiments with Sugar Beets in Nebraska and Wyoming, 1938-1945
     S. B. Nuckols
185
   
Genetics, Breeding, Seed and Varieties
   
A Comparison of Selected and Random Advanced Generations of Hybrid Beet Strain
     G. W. Deming
190
   
Bolting Performance of Sugar Beet Breeding Stocks
     C. E. Cormany
197
   
Sugar Beet Varietal Trials in the San Joaquin, Sacramento and Salinas Valleys of California
     LeRoy Powers
199
   
Report on Tests in 1945 of U. S. 215 x 216 and Other Varieties from Sugar Beet Leaf-Spot Resistance Breeding Investigations of U. S. Department of Agriculture
     G. H, Coons, Dewey Stewart, G. W. Deming, John O. Gaskill, et al
206
   
Heterosis in Sugar Beet Single Crosses
     Dewey Stewart, John O. Gaskill, G. H. Coons
210
   
Further Studies on Sugar-Beet Autotetraploids
     F. A. Abegg, Dewey Stewart, G. H. Coons
223
   
Crossing Experiments in Sugar Beet Lines
     C. W. Doxtutor, A. W.Sskuderna
230
   
Reaction of Sugar Beet Strains to Aphanomyces cochlioides
     R. W. Henderson, H. W. Bockslahler
237
   
Inbred Lines from Curly-Top Resistant Varieties of Sugar Beets
     F, V, Owen, A. M. Murphy, G. K. Ryser
246
   
Results in 1945 from Hand-Singled and Hand-Blocked Sugar Beets as Grown from Sheared Seed
    S. B. Nuckols
253
   
Insects as a Minor Factor in Cross-Pollination of Sugar Beets
     Dewey Stewart
256
   
Single Germ Seed
     H. E. Brewbaker, R, R. Wood, H. L. Bush
259
   
Seed Size in Relation to Development Yield of Sugar Beets
     Charles Price, Eubanks Carsner
263
   
Size of Seedball in Relation to Yield of Sugar Beets
     H. L. Bush, H. E. Brewbaker
270
   
Factors Influencing Sugar Beet Seed Production in Arizona and New Mexico
     A. A. Mast
273
   
Sugar Beet Seed Growing in the Pacific Northwest
     Ray A. Pendleton.
278
   
The Importance of Standardized Germination Methods in Marketing of Sugar Beet Seed
     Betty Ransom Atwaier
281
   
Standard Methods ol Laboratory Germination of Sugar Beet Seed in Canada
     K. W. Hill
283
   
Comparison of Methods Employed in the Germination of Beet Seed
     R. S. Lambdin
285
   
Beet Seed Germination Technique Used by the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company
     Robert S. Gaddie
287
   
Plant Pathology and Entomology
   
Movement ol Spring-Generation Beet Leaf-Hoppers into Beet Fields of South-Central Idaho
     J. R. Douglass, H. C. Hallock, D. E. Fox, R. H. Hofmaster
289
   
Lygus Control in Sugar Beets Grown for Seed
     Orin A. Hills, K. B. McKinney, Walter E. Peay
298
   
Observations on DDT tor Control of Lygus on Beet Seed in Colorado and Montana
     Albert Isaksson
319
   
A Preliminary Report on the Control of Sugar Beet Nematode with Two Chemicals, D-D and Dowfume W15
     Gerald Thome, Vernal Jensen
322
   
Preliminary Tests on Control of Insects in Stored Segmented Seed
     C. E. Cormany
327
   
Lygus Control on Sugar Beet Seed Isolation Plots by Dusting with DDT
     C. E. Cormany
329
   
Effect of Different Soil and Seed Treatments on the Control of Seedling Diseases of Sugar Beets under Controlled Conditions
     M. M. Afanasiev, H. E. Morris
331
   
Seed Treatment Dosage Rate Studies on the Control of Damping-off of Sugar Beets
     John O. Gaskill, W. A. Kreutzer
341
   
Seed Treatment Tests, 1944 and 1945
     Albert Isaksson, H. E. Brewbaker, H. L. Bush
349
   
Seed Treatment Studies
     Andrew R. Downie
360
   
Black Root of Sugar Beets and Possibilities lor Its Control
     G. H. Coons, John E. Kotila, H. W. Bockstahler
364
   
Seed-Borne Phoma and Its Relation to the Origin of Sugar Beet Seed Lots
     L. D. Leach
381
   
Growing- Sugar Beets Following Alfalfa in Montana
     H. E. Morris, M. M. Afanasiev
389
   
Foreign Virus Diseases Potentially Dangerous to the Sugar Beet Industry in the United States
     C. W. Bennett
394
   
Sugar Beet Varieties in Relation to Curly-Top Virus Strains
     N. J. Giddings
405
   
Sugar Beet and Curly Top History in Southern Idaho 1912-1945
     A. M. Murphy
408
   
Sugar Beet Nematode (Heterodera Schachtii) Control Studies in Ontario
     H. L. Fletcher
413
   
Machinery
   
1945 Sugar Beet Planter Investigations at Fort Collins, Colorado
     S. W, McBirney
416
Sugar Beet Planter Tests in Imperial Valley, California, Fall 1945
     G.W. Howard
432
   
An Electric Device for Recording Distribution of Seed from Planters
     A. A. Schupp
448
   
Methods of Describing Regularity of Seed or Seedling Spacing
     F. A. Brooks, G.. A. Baker
451
   
Evaluation of Field Test Data for Comparisons of Sugar Beet Planters
     S. W. McBirney
458
   
Results of Mechanical Thinning Trials of Sugar Beets at Fort Collins in 1945
     E. M. Mervine
471
   
Sugar Beet Populations in Relation to Yields
     G. W. Deming
474
   
Some Aspects of Commercial Scale Sugar Beet Harvesting
     Austin Armer
495
   
Progress in Harvester Development at the University of California, 1945
     John B. Powers
502
   
Results of Survey of Sugar Beet Harvester Performance
     G. W. Howard
507
   
Chemistry
   
Suggested Procedure for Obtaining Low Temperatures During Sugar Beet Storage
     C. A. Fort, Myron Stout
515
   
A Short Method for Calculating Outage for Loading of Molasses Tank Cars
     H. M. Bausertnan
524
   
Laboratory Equipment for Low Raw Operation
     R. J. Brown
532
Projectoscope
     Paul M. Smith
536
   
Beet Laboratory Pulp Mixer
     Paul M. Smith
537
   
A Polariscope Printer
     C. R. Koontz
539
   
Evaluation of Factor for Conductance of Water in Presence of Sugar
     F. R. Cation, F. W. Weitz, Elmer Calender
542
   
Some Details of the Hot Water Digestion Method for the Determination of Sugar in Cossettes
     S. J. Oshorn
548
   
Kinetics of Sucrose Crystallization; Mechanism of the Reaction in Real Massecuites
     Andrew Van Hook
558
   
Sieve Tests and Fineness Modulus of Granulated Sugar
     A. R. Nees
565
   
Chemical Study of Beet Pectin
     Elizabeth Roboz, Andrew Van Hook
574
   
Ion Exchange Applied to Sugar Juice Purification
     E. A. Haagensen
584
   
Seed Processing Preparatory to Planting  
   
Experiments on Beet Seed Sizing and Segmenting
     C. W. Doxtator
594
   
Processing Sheared Seed
     R S. Lambdin
600
   
Methods Used and Results Secured from Pelleting of Sugar Beet, Vegetable, Flower, Tree and Other Field Crop Seeds
     P. Vogelsang, A. A. Schupp, P. A. Reeve
603
   
Segmenting and Processing Sugar Beet Seed
     E. W, Shannon
610
   
The Use of Pregraded Whole Seed and the Gravity Table in the Preparation of Segmented Sugar Beet Seed
     Ford T. Scalley
616
   
Processing Sugar Beet Seed by Decortication, Burr Reduction and Segmentation
     Roy Bainer, L. D. Leach
625
   
General Machinery Symposium
   
The Need for Mechanization and a Brief Review of Accomplishments
     P. B. Smith
640
   
What We Need in a Beet Drill
     R. L. Partridge
644
   
Methods for Reduction of Hand Labor in Spring and Summer Work
     J. B, Bingham
647
   
Cross Blocking Studies on Yield of Beets and Reduction of Hand Labor in Southern Colorado
     C. W. Doxtator
650
   
Time Studies on Saving of Labor in Summer Work
     Richard W. Bell
655
   
The Status of Sugar Beet Harvester Development
     H. B, Walker
660
   
Systems of Doing the Harvesting Mechanically
    D. J. Roach
667
   
Mechanical Beet Harvesting from the Eastern Point of View
     Clarence Hansen
669
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