American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
Proceedings from the 30th Biennial Meeting
Februray 10 - February 13, 1999
Vancouver, BC
General Session
PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
Food and Feed from Genetically Modified Organisms
   
Dr. Wilf Keller, Plant Biotechnology Institute, National Research Council of
Canada
 
   
Mr. Felix Klee, Project Manager, Transgenic Varieties, KWS AG 1
   
Dr. Thomas J. Hoban, Professor, North Carolina State University 7
 
   

 
Oral Presentations
 Agronomy  Genetics  Disease & Insects  Biotechnology
 Posters
Agronomy
Operations Section
 Operations Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
Section A -AGRONOMY
   
Evaluation of metolachlor for weed control in irrigated sugar beet.
     D. W. Morishita, C. V. Ransom, M. J. Wille and J. Ishida
27
Weed control and sugarbeet response with dimethenamid and CGA-77102.
     S. D. Miller and K. J. Fomstrom
28
   
Dual II Magnum, fall and spring applied in sugar beets.
     M. Bredehoeft
29
   
Sugar beet tolerance and weed control with BAS 65607.
     C. V. Ransom, J. Ishida and D. Morishita
30
   
Micro rates of postemergence herbicides in North Dakota and Minnesota.
     A. G. Dexter, T. M. Dale, J. L. Luecke and M. W. Bredehoeft
31
   
Weed control and sugarbeet response with micro-rates of postemergence herbicides.
     S. D. Miller and A. Mesbah
36
   
Strip crop rotations influence weed density and sugar beet yield.
     K. A. Renner and J. P. Burk
37
   
Remote telecommunication access of sugarbeet research and extension reports and bulletins on the Internet.
     J. F. Giles
39
   
GIS/GPS applications in sugar beet production.
     A. B. Telck
41
   
Row width and plant population study with transgenic Glyfosate resistant sugarbeets.
     C. Stael von Holstein, R Wilson, C. Ransom, C. Guza, J. Ishida, J. F. Giles and A. W. Catanach
43
   
The response of sugarbeets (Beta vulgaris) to saline soils and irrigation water
      S. R Kaffka, D. Daxue and G. R Peterson
73
   
Evaluation of sugarbeet yield sensing systems operating concurrently on a harvester.
     V. L. Hofman, T. Hall, L. Backer and L. Smith
75
   
Effect of sodium chloride application on sugarbeet production in the Red River Valley.
     J. F. Giles, A W. Cattanach and N. R Cattanach
87
   
Amount and fate of NPK fertiliser applied to sugar beet crops in the European Union.
     A P. Draycott and M. J. Armstrong
89
   
Use of remote imagery to reveal high levels of deep soil N and direct N application.
     L. J. Reitmeier, J. F. Giles, D. W. Franzen and N. R Cattanach
95
   
Grid sampling to determine soil and plant variability in an irrigated sugar beet field.
     J. J. Nitschelm and P. J. Regitnig
97
   
Grid cell size needed for sugar beet nitrogen recommendations in Southern Minnesota.
     J. A Lamb, G. W. Rehm and M. Bredehoeft
103
   
Was application of a new precision farming concept after a sugarbeet crop efficacious?
     J. T. Moraghan
105
   
Design and evaluation of cover crop systems for sugarbeet production under furrow irrigation.
     D. Yonts, J. A Smith and R G. Wilson
107
Field emergence testing of commercial sugarbeet varieties.
     R L. Roemer and J. G. Gallian
113
   
Sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris) seedling emergence in response to varying soil, irrigation, and seed treatments in California.
     S. R Kaffka, D. Daxue, G. Peterson and T. A Babb
114
   
Effect of uniformity of within-row plant spacing on sugarbeet yield.
     J. A. Smith and K. L. Palm
115
   
Cold sand germination as an indicator of actual field emergence.
     L. Hubbell and R. List
125
   
Sugarbeet stand establishment and sugar production using John Deere MaxEmerge 2 planter attachments.
     J. F. Giles, A W. Cattanach and N. R. Cattanach
129
   
Glyphosate and glufosinate for weed control in herbicide tolerant sugarbeet.
     R. G. Wilson
130
   
Weed control in Roundup Ready™ and Liberty LinkTM sugarbeet.
     A G. Dexter, I. Rothe and J. L. Luecke
131
   
Effectiveness of glyphosate and glufosinate for weed control in transgenic Beta vulgaris varieties.
     C. J. Guza, C. V. Ransom, D. Morishita and C. Mallory-Smith
139
   
Weed competitiveness in glyphosate- and glufosinate- resistant sugarbeet.
     N.J. Kemp, K. A Renner, T. Crook and L. Hubble
141
Crop production with glyphosate tolerant sugarbeet.
     R. G. Wilson and J. A Smith
142
   
Weed control in Roundup Ready™ and Liberty Link™ sugarbeets.
     A 0. Mesbah and S. D. Miller
143
   
Use of Liberty in transgenic sugar beet.
     K. B. Thorsness, T. W. Kleven, C. P. Hicks and D.P. Dwyer
144
   
Measuring spray coverage on sugarbeets.
     V. L. Hofman and S. Panigrahi
145
   
Stand Establishment Forum -
     Lee Hubbell, Leader
155
   
Beet Storage Forum-
     Richard Watkins, Leader
159
   
SECTION B- Genetics and Germplasm
   
Reaction of sugarbeet breeding lines and hybrids to beet chlorosis luteovirus.
     R. T. Lewellen, G. C. Wisler, H.-Y. Liu, S. R. Kaftka, J. L. Sears and J. E. DuffUs
165
   
Sugarbeet seed germination and emergence in the laboratory and field: New approach to an old problem.
     J. M. McGrath
166
   
An observation of root-knot nematodes in California and development of resistant sugarbeet.
     M. H. Yu
167
   
Inheritance of resistance to powdery mildew in sugarbeet derived from Beta maritima.
     R. T. Lewellen and J. K. Schrandt
174
   
Genetic diversity in selected, historical USDA sugarbeet germplasm releases and Beta vulgaris ssp. maritima.
     J. M. McGrath
175
   
Sugar yield gain from testcross recurrent selection.
     L. Tungland and R. Martens
176
   
Genetics Forum-
     Lee Panella, Leader
177
   
SECTION C- Entomology and Plant Pathology  
   
Differences in beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV) levels among susceptible
and resistant sugar beet cultivars grown in the United States
.
     G. C. Wisler, R. T. Lewellen, J. L. Sears, H.-Y. Liu and J. E. Duffus
183
   
Effect of rotation on severity of rhizomania using susceptible and resistant varieties.
     J. J. Gallian, R. L. Roemer and D. J. Traveller. . . . . . . . . . . . .
197
   
Comparison of serological tests for the detection of two soilborne sugar beet viruses.
     G. B. Heidel and C. M. Rush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
199
   
Cross-protection between beet soil borne mosaic virus and beet necrotic yellow vein virus in sugar beet.
     T. Mahmood and C. M. Rush
204
   
Detection of genetic diversity in beet soilborne mosaic virus (BSBMV) in the central
United States; identification of single-strand conformation polymorphisms (SSCP)
.
     R. G. Brewton and C. M. Rush.
205
   
Greenhouse assay for the evaluation of sugarbeet resistance to Rhizoctonia root rot.
     J. J. Weiland, G. A Smith and L. Panella .
211
   
Integrated control of soilborne diseases of sugar beet with antagonistic bacteria and fungicide seed treatments.
     B. J. Jacobsen, S. Kiewnick, J. Bergman and J. Eckhoff.
213
   
Progress in development of a sugarbeet seedling assay for resistance to Aphanomyces cochlioides.
     D. J. Johnson and J. M. Halloin
217
   
Discrimination of sugarbeet fungal pathogens using amplified DNA from regions of
the actin and rRNA genes.

     J. J. Weiland
219
   
Water use efficiency and disease severity of sugar beet grown in pathogen-infested soil.
     G. Piccinni and C. M. Rush .
221
   
Management of soilborne pathogens by managing irrigation of sugar beet.
     G. Piccinni, M. L. Fahnert and C. M. Rush.
222
   
Development of a disease management system using precision agriculture technology.
     C. M. Rush, G. Piccinni and K. Burk .
223
   
A novel fungus pathogenic to the sugarbeet root maggot.
     C. A. Wozniak.
225
   
Glucosinolate composition of trap crop mustard is influenced by nutrient availability and photoperiod.
     S. S. Martin and J. M. Thomas II. .
227
   
Use of PCR to detect the sugarbeet root maggot biocontrol fungus Metarhizium anisopliae.
     J. D. Eide, G. A Smith and J. J. Weiland .
228
   
The effect of sugar beet root aphid (Pemphigus betae Doane) on sugar beet yield and quality in Michigan.
     T. M. Crook .
229
   
Metarhizium anisop/iae as a biocontrol agent for sugarbeet root maggot.
     L. G. Campbell, G. A Smith, J. D. Eide and L. J. Smith .
231
   
Cercospora beticola interactions with axenic sugar beet shoot cultures.
     L. D. Kuykendall and A C. Smigocki. .
233
   
New fungicides for Cercospora leafspot control in Minnesota and North Dakota.
     A W. Cattanach, L. J. Smith and M. W. Bredehoeft.
237
   
Effects of integrated controls against Cercospora beticola in sugar beet.
     E. Biancardi, W. Boschetti, G. Beltrami, M. Cecchini, and R Ghedini.
249
   
Cercospora Forum- Mark Bredehoeft, Leader 255

SECTION E- Physiology and Biotechnology  
   
Conversion of sugar beet pulp to ethanol using engineered bacteria.
     J. B. Doran, J. Cripe, M. Sutton and B. Foster..
259
   
Contribution of invertase and sucrose synthase isoenzymes to sucrose losses in
sugarbeet.

     K. L. Klotz. .
261
   
Sugarbeet tissue culture media differentially support the growth of sugarbeet pathogens Rhizoctonia so/ani, Pythium ultimum, Cercospora beticola, and Aphanomyces cochlioides.
     J. W. Saunders .
264
   
Biotechnological strategies for effective control ofthe sugarbeet root maggot (Tetanops myopaeformis Roder).
     A Smigocki, S. Wilhite, T. Elden, S. Armstrong and C. Wozniak.
265
   
An overview ofthe regulation of biotechnology enhanced plants in the United States.
     S. L. Van Wert.
266
   
Regulation and oversight of plant-pesticides by the U.S. EPA
     C. A. Wozniak and J. L. Kough..
267
   
POSTER SESSION- Agriculture  
   
Lethal dose values for neonate sugar beet root maggot Tetanops myopae.formis
(Roder) larvae exposed to terbufos, chlorpyrifos and aldicarb
.

     J. S. Armstrong, R. J. Dregseth, and A W. Anderson.
269
   
Production techniques being utilized to ensure purity of transgenic characteristics.
     G. Burt, C. Welty, J. Enyart and Gerald Simantel .
271
   
Effects of sugarbeet planting date and plant population on sugar yield in the Klamath Basin.
     H. L. Carlson, K. A Rykbost, D. W. Kirby and R. L. Dovel.
275
 
Sucrose is a signal molecule in a new signal-transduction pathway that modulates sucrose transport activity and assimilate partitioning.
     T. Chiou, M. Vaughn and D. R. Bush .
278
   
Sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris) production under sprinkler and flood irrigation.
     J. L. A Eckhoff and J. W. Bergman.
279
   
Alternative methods for density grading of sugarbeet seeds: a proposal.
     J. M. Halloin and C. A. Petty.
283
   
Beet chlorosis virus - A new luteovirus affecting sugarbeet.
     H. Liu, G. C. Wisler, J. L. Sears and J. E. Duffus .
287
   
Carbohydrate content of sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris L.) transformed with a cytokinin
biosynthesis gene
.

     S. Ivic, I. McCanna, R. Sicher and A Smigocki.
288
   
Trap cropping for sugar beet nematode control.
     D. W. Koch, F. A Gray and J. M. Krall .
289
   
Cultural management of trap crops for sugar beet nematode (Heterodera schachtii)
control in Wyoming
.

     J. M. Krall, D. W. Koch, F. A. Gray and J. R. Gill .
297
   
The evaluation of several sugarbeet genotypes over four years in the root rot nursery at the Shakopee Research Station.
     J. P. Miller, A. A. Quinn and M. M. Rekoske. .
299
   
Varied response of Beta vulgaris L. Plant Introductions to Cercospora beticola in
different environments.

     L. Panella, I. Liovic, E. G. Ruppel and A. Kristek.
301
   
Persistence and movement of fungal conidia applied in soil for the management of
the sugarbeet root maggot, Tetanops myopaejormis (Roder)
.

     R. L. Pingel, G. A. Smith, L. G. Campbell and J. D. Eide.
307
   
Sugar beet canopy influences on spring wheat response to fertilizer nitrogen.
     A. L. Sims, J. T. Moraghan and L. J. Smith .
311
Effect of variable rate nitrogen fertilization based on grid, topography and conventional soil testing on sugarbeet yield, quality and profitability.
     L. J. Smith and D. W. Rains .
313
   
Late season irrigation management for sugarbeet.
     C. D. Yonts, K. L. Palm and D. L. Reichert .
317