American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
Proceedings from the 29th Biennial Meeting
March 2 - 5, 1997
Phoenix, Arizona

General Session
A History of Beet Sugar Agriculture
     Larry Smith ........................................................
 1 
   
A History of US Sugar Legislation
     Van R. Olsen ...
 3 
   
A History of Sugar Processing
     J. E. A. "Bob" Rich ...
11
   
History of the American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
     Susan S. Martin ...
15

   

 Agricultural Section

Oral Presentations
 Agronomy  Genetics  Disease & Insects  Biotechnology
Operations Section
 Operations Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
Section A -AGRONOMY
   
Weed test
     L. Hubbell ...
23
Weed management after mid-season sugarbeet defoliation
     K. J. Fomstrom and S.D. Miller ...
26
   
AC 299,263 and imazethapyr carryover potential in a soybean/sugarbeet rotation
     W. E. Lueschen, J. K. Getting and E. L. Foland ...
27
   
Reduced preplant rates with a postemergence herbicide program
     S.D. Miller and K. J. Fomstrom ...
28
   
UpBeet™ herbicide weed control programs: comparison to commercial standards
     M.A. Henson, R. Wilson, K. Renner, A. Dexter, D. Morishita, R. Norris and M. Bredehoeft ...
29
   
Postemergence grass control in sugarbeets
     S.D. Miller and K. J. Fomstrom ...
31
   
Postemergence herbicide combinations in North Dakota and Minnesota
   A. G. Dexter, J. L. Luecke and M. W. Bredehoeft ...
32
   
Response of nine sugarbeet varieties to split applications of postemergence herbicides
     R. G. Wilson ...
33
   
Interaction of postemergence herbicides with sugarbeet varieties
     A. G. Dexter and J. L. Luecke ...
35
   
Glufosinate-ammonium for selective weed control in herbicide tolerant sugarbeets
     R. G. Wilson ...
37
   
Sugarbeet production with a winter wheat cover crop
     P. B. Knoerr and K. A. Renner ...
38
   
Crops residue vs nitrogen needs and grower cultural practices
     L. Hubbell and P. Pfenninger ...
39
   
Nitrogen fertilizer rate x time of application studies
     P. J. Regitnig ...
45
   
Mapping field soil fertility levels with sampling grids, topography and yield monitor data
     D. Franzen and L. Smith ...
51
   
Conventional fertilizer application compared to site specific application
     D. Dahlsad, A. Telck, B. Lenz and D. Printz ...
54
   
Effect of three years of grid soil sampling and variable rate nitrogen application on sugarbeet yield and quality in the northern Red River Valley
     L. J. Smith and D. W. Rains ...
55
   
Red River Valley site-specific nitrogen management in 1996
     A. Cattanach, D. Franzen, D. Bernhardson and D. Braaten ...
57
   
Nitrogen status changes in a three-year sugarbeet rotation following variable rate nitrogen application the sugarbeet year
     L. J. Smith ...
61
   
Sugarbeet tops and soil nitrogen fertility
     J. Moraghan, K. Horsager, A. Simms and L. Smith ...
62
Site-specific yield monitoring of sugarbeets
     T. Hall, V. Hofman, L. Baker and L. Smith ...
63
A computer program using grower production records to improve beet quality
     G. R. Hardcastle ...
72
   
A study of the sugar beet root system by endoscopic techniques
     E. Biancardi, G. Mandolino and W. Boschetti ...
73
   
Some data about the technical beet quality in the Mediterranean area
     K. Fares, Z. Chiboub, L. En-Nouifi, N. Aissaoui, Q. R'Zina and M. Cheggour ...
83
   
Mulch seeding of sugar beet
     K-H. Kromer, L. Heier, M. Thelen and C. Stephan ...
97
   
The commercial experience of primed advanced sugar beet seed (PAT) in the UK.
     J. Prince ...
104
   
The reintroduction of pelleted sugarbeet seed at the Southern Minnesota Sugar Cooperative
     S. J. Pahl ...
105
   
A comparison of different sugarbeet seed conditioning and preplant treatments on seedling emergence in diverse California locations
     S. R. Kaffka and G. R. Peterson ...
106
   
Sugarbeet plant stand establishment and sugar production using Deere MaxEmerge 2 planter attachments
     J. F. Giles, A. W. Cattanach and N. R. Cattanach ...
107
Seedbed preparation systems for improved emergence and yield of sugarbeets
     J. A. Smith, R. G. Wilson and G. D. Binford ...
109
   
Plant to stand in California: can laboratory tests predict field emergence?
     T. A. Babb, G. Kley and J. S. Gerik ...
118
   
Effect of wheel traffic on sugarbeet production
     J. F. Giles, A. W. Cattanach and N. R. Cattanach ...
119
   
Continuous improvement in plant population and irrigation practices yields an average 11,220 pounds of sugar per acre in the Imperial Valley of California
     D. C. Melin ...
120
   
Late season irrigation management for sugarbeet
     C. D. Yonts ...
121
   
Irrigation cut-off treatments applied to sugarbeets grown.in soils with a shallow water table
     S. R. Kaffka, G. R. Peterson and D. Kirby ...
124
   
Status of sugar beet harvesting in Europe
     K-H. Kromer, M. Thelen and P. Degen ...
125
   
Holly Sugar's use of the internet as an intranet
     A. B. Telck ...
137
   
Influence of harvest date on sugarbeet yield, quality and economic return
     J. L. A. Eckhoff and J. W. Bergman ...
139
   
Field reasearch equiptment for sugar beet
     K-H. Kromer, M. Thelen and L. Heier ...
145
   
Weeds forum report .... 153
   
SECTION B- Genetics and Germplasm
   
Transgenic sugar beet tolerant to glyphosate, developement of Roundup Ready™ sugar beet
     P. Tenning, M. Mannerlof, S. Tuvesson and T. Nickson ...
155
   
Yield trials with Roundup Ready™ sugar beet
     S. Tuvesson, J. Bensfelt. P. Tenning and G. Simantel ...
156
   
Studies of monosomic additions in Beta vulgaris, earring an extra chromosome of species of the section Procumbentes
     M. Mesbah, 0. E. Scholten, T. S.M. De Bock, J. M. Sandbrink, R. M. Klein-Lankhorst, J. H. DeJong and W. Lange ...
157
   
Total protien profiles in sugarbeet tissues revealed from one-dimensional SDS-PAGE
     J. M. McGrath ...
158
   
Effects of gaps on experimental variety plot yield and sugar estimations of sugar beet
     K. J. Thomas and C. R. Trupp ...
159
   
Sugarbeet germplasm with resistance to Rhizoctonia effective against several pathogenic isolates of Rhizoctonia solani AG-2-2
     L. Panella, C. E. Windels and E. G. Ruppel ...
160
   
Improvement of sugarbeet genotypes with root-knot nematode resistance
     M. H. Yu ...
161
   
The response of sugarbeet germplasm to fusarium yellows under field and greenhouse condition
     S. Wang, B. J. Jacobsen, S. Kiewnick, A. Suzuki and D. Yearous · ...
162
   
Comparison of two sources of resistance to rhizomania and associated high temperature root rots in sugarbeet
     R. T. Lewellen ...
163
   
Identification and mapping of random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers linked to resistance against beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV) in Beta accessions
     0. E. Scholten, R. M. Klein-Lankhorst, D. G. Esselink, T. S.M. De Bock and W. Lange ...
164
   
Use of RFLP markers in the analysis of genome diversity within the genus Beta
     G. Mandolino, W. Boschetti and E. Biancardi ...
165
   
A summary of the plant breeders' forum
     J. Miller ...
167
   
SECTION C- Entomology and Plant Pathology  
   
Influence of beet yellows virus infection on fall and spring yield of sugar beets and on the production of viruliferous bean aphids
     L. D. Godfrey, C. L. Alexander, C. A. Weber and P. A. Mauk ...
171
   
Sugarbeet root aphid management in Texas
     S. Winter and C. Patrick ...
173
   
Yield Loss Associated with Sugarbeet Root Maggot Damage
     L. Campbell, A. Anderson, R. Dregseth and L. Smith ...
179
   
Biological control of Tetanops myopaeformis (sugarbeet root maggot) using the
entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae

     G. A. Smith, J.D. Eide, L. G. Campbell and L. J. Smith ...
181
   
Monitoring of sugarbeet root maggot adults in the Red River Valley
     R. B. Carlson, R. J. Dregseth and A. J. Schroeder ...
183
   
Control of sugar beet crown and root rot caused by Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn with biocontrol agents and fungicides
     S. Kiewnick and B. J. Jacobsen ...
184
   
Cercospora leaf spot control in Minnesota and North Dakota
     M. Bredehoeft, A. Cattanach and L. Smith ...
185
   
Current status of triphenyltin hydroxide tolerance in Cercospora beticola in Minnesota and North Dakota
     G. A. Smith, L. G. Campbell and A. Lamey ...
186
   
Cercospora Forum
     H. A. Lamey ...
187
   
A grower's perspective on soil-borne disease management
     S. Winter, C. Schlabs and C. Rush ...
191
   
Control of soilborne pathogens by managing irrigation of sugar beet
     G. Piccinni, C. M. Rush and M. L. Fahnert ...
194
   
Effects of different irrigation regimes on sugar beet growth in a disease stressed field
     M. L. Fahnert, G. Piccinni, C. M. Rush and L. L. New ...
195
   
Variability in sensitibity to metalaxyl and control of Pythium spp. on sugarbeet
     J. R. Brantner and C. E. Windels ...
196
   
Integrated management of Cercospora Leafspot with resistant varieties and synthetic chemical and biologically-based fungicides
     B. Jacobsen, S. Kiewnick, A. Cattanach, L. Smith, J. Bergman, J. Eckhoff and M. Bredehoeft ...
197
   
Effect of 1,3-D soil fumigant on nematode control and sugar yield when applied before beans vs before beans vs sugar beets in a com-bean-sugar beet rotation
     E. D. Kerr, J. A. Smith and G. L. Hein ...
198
   
Evaluation of resistance of sugarbeet seedlings to Aphanomyces cochlioides: conditions affecting disease severity in a model system
     J. M. Halloin, D. J. Johnson, D. A. Ganoff and A. H. Lammers ...
199
   
Use of systemic acquired resistance for control of sugarbeet diseases
     J. M. Halloin, A. W. Cattanach, J. J. Coombs and G. A. Smith ...
200
   
Preserving sugar beets using propionic acid
     J. B. Pratt and J. E. Schaefer ...
201
   
A new aphid-transmitted yellowing virus disease of sugarbeet in Colorado and Nebraska
     J. E. Duffus, G. C. Wisler, H. Y. Liu, E. G. Ruppel and E. D. Kerr ...
208
   
Endemic beet western yellows virus in western Oregon: Inoculum resevoir and influence on sugarbeet seed yields
     R. 0. Hampton and G. Burt ...
209
   
Effects of the western potato leafhopper (Empoasca spp.) on sugar beet yields
     T. Confal, L. D. Godfrey and T. Babb ...
210
   
Analysis of beet soilborne mosaic virus RNA 2 nucleotide sequence
     C. M. Rush, K-B. G. Scholthof and B. Telford ...
211
   
Population Dynamics of Polymyxa betae and beet necrotic yellow vein virus in soil
     J. S. Gerik, G. A. Fisher and D. J. Nabben-Schnidler ...
212
   
Fumigation with 1,3-dichloropropene for rhizomania control in Idaho using two application methods
     J. J. Gallian, D. J. Traveller and R. L. Roemer ...
213
   
Performance of rhizomania tolerant sugar beet varieties in a newly infested field
     E. D. Kerr, J. A. Smith, G. L. Hein and R. G. Wilson ...
216
   
A new report of Rhizomania and other furoviruses infecting sugar beet in Minnesota: part I. field observations
     J. N. Widner, G. C. Wisler, J. E. Duffus, H. Y. Liu and J. L. Sears ...
217
   
A  new report of Rhizomania and other furoviruses infecting sugar beet in Minnesota: part II. laboratory analyses
     G. C. Wisler, J. N. Widner, J. E. Duffus, H. Y. Liu and J. L. Sears ...
218
   
Rhizomania forum
     J. Widner ...
219
   
SECTION E- Physiology and Biotechnology  
   
Tungsten-medicated hydrolysis of B-glucuronide substrates following microprojectile bombardment
     C. A. Wozniak and L. D. Owens ...
223
   
Genetic transformation of sugarbeet using particle bombardment and novel plant pathogen defense genes
     G. W. Snyder, J. C. Ingersoll and L. D. Owens ...
224
   
Transgenic sugarbeets engineered for production of high cytokinin levels in the taproot
     A. Smigocki, G. W. Snyder, I. McCanna and L. D. Owens ...
225
   
Transgenic sugarbeet tolerant to glyphosate, substantial equivalence of Roundup Ready™ sugar beet compared to other beet
     T. Nickson, P. Tenning, E. Smed and A. Hontis ...
226
   
Liberty Herbicide for weed control in transgenic sugar beet
     K. B. Thorsness, D. Maruska, J. Stewart, K. Staska and P. Mayland ...
227
   
Performance trial results of transgenic glufosinate ammonium (Liberty™) tolerant sugarbeet hybrids
     R. Jansen and H. R. Stander ...
228
   
Genotype and abscisic acid promote somatic embryogenesis in sugarbeet callus
     J. W. Saunders and C-J. Tsai ...
229
   
Determination of genetic relationship among isolates of Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn based on DNA sequence
     L. Panella, S. Mitchell, C. Jester, R. Dean, E. G. Ruppel and S. Kresovich ...
230
   
Glucosinolate content through development of trap crops for the sugarbeet cyst nematode, Heterodera schachtii
     S. S. Martin and A. W. Lenssen ...
231
   
Foliar disease lesion mimic mutants on sugarbeet
     J. W. Saunders ...
232
   
Cloning and molecular analysis of the sucrose transporter from sugar beet
     M-Y. J. Lu and D. R. Bush ...
233
   
An example of government-industry partnering in which both sides benefit
     L. Panella and C. R. Smith ...
234
   
Ethanol production from sugar beet pulp components by genetically engineered bacteria
     J. B. Doran, J. Crip and M. Sutton ...
235
   
Molecular biology and the sugarbeet industry in the United States
     S. Kaffk:a ...
239
   
Transformation of recalcitrant crops: progress and remaining challenges
     P. G. Lemaux ...
245
   
Progress in the development of transgenic sugarbeets
     C. A. Wozniak ...
248
   
The relationship between biotechnology and classical plant breeding
     J. R. Stander ...
249
   
Engineering sugarbeet for improved defense mechanisms and carbon partitioning
     A. C. Smigocki ...
254
   
Molecular biology and sugarbeet production symposium ... 255