American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists
Proceedings from the 31st Biennial Meeting
Februray 28 - March 3, 2001
Vancouver, BC
General Session
Profile of the Agricultural Research Service
     Dr. Judith B. St. John, Associate Deputy Administrator, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Maryland
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Biotechnology - The Prespective of the U.S.Food Industry
Ms. Karil L. Kochenderfer, Directory, International Trade and Environmental Affairs and Coordinator, Biotechnology, Grocery Manufacturers Association, Washington, DC
 32 
   
Key Determinants of International Cost Competitiveness  
     Mr. John Cropley, Senior Economist, Sugar Team, LMC International Ltd, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Agricultural Research - Oral Presentations
 Agronomy  Genetics  Disease & Insects  Biotechnology
Factory Operations - Oral Presentations 
Posters
Agriculture
     
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
Section A -AGRONOMY
   
The effect of variety, population and nitrogen rate on sugarbeet yield and quality in Michigan.
   T. M. Crook, T. Rader and J. Stewart
47
Relationship of nitrogen rate on sugarbeet yield, quality, and spectrum images in a spatial orientation.
   Mark Bredehoeft, S. Roehl, J. Fischer, J. Lamb, D. Humburg, D. Lamker and C. Rush
50
   
Nitrogen fertilization management and soil nitrate use for sugar beet grown in Southern Minnesota.
   John A. Lamb, George W. Rehm, Mark W. Bredehoeft, Steve R Roehl and John A. Fischer
51
   
Precision farming practices impact on sugarbeet production in MN and ND.
   Tom L. Newcomb, Allan W. Cattanach, Daniel R Bemhardson and Ronald L. Ellingson
52
   
FAR-consult: a computerized advisory system for weed identification and
weed control in sugarbeet
.
   Mia Tits, Olivier Hermann, Kristel Lambrechts and Jean-Francois Misonne
56
   
Weed emergence patterns and their relationship to weed control in sugarbeet.
   Stephen L. Young, Don W. Morishita and Michael J. Wille
63
   
Economic evaluation of weed management systems in sugarbeets.
   Charles A. Rice, Abdel Mesbah and Stephen D. Miller
64
   
Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) control in glyphosate-resistant sugarbeet.
   Corey V. Ransom and Joey K. Ishida
65
   
Postemergence weed control in transgenic sugarbeet.
   Ines Rothe, Alan G. Dexter and John L. Luecke
66
   
Glyphosate and glufosinate for weed control in sugarbeet.
   Robert G. Wilson
67
   
Effect of within-row spacing and row width on sugarbeet production using Glyfosate resistant sugarbeets.
   Joseph F. Giles, Carl Stael Von Holstein, Robert WIlson, Cory Ransom, Corey Guza, Joey Ishida and Allan Cattanach
68
   
Success and failure with postemergence herbicides at the micro-rate.
   Alan G. Dexter, Donald L. Vincent, III and John L. Luecke
69
   
Sugarbeet and weed response to split and micro-rates of post emergence herbicides in Michigan.
   Karen A Renner, Kyle J. Fiebig and James F. Stewart
70
   
Efficacy and economic viability of current and potential weed control options at Southern Minnesota Sugar Cooperative.
   Steve R. Roehl, M. Bredehoeft and J. Fischer
72
   
Micro-rate performance in irrigated sugarbeets.
   Stephen D. Miller, Abdel Mesbah and Craig Alford
75
   
Effect of planter ground speed on uniformity of sugarbeet within-row spacing and production in the Red River Valley.
   J.  F. Giles and N. R. Cattanach
76
   
Impact of harvest date on sugarbeet quality, yield and economic return I Ontario.
   E. Anne Verhallen, Edward J. Tomecek and Jennifer Stowe
77
   
Tillage and planter effects on sugarbeet seedling emergence and uniformity of beet size.
   Timothy M. Harrigan
79
   
Effect of fluroxypyt on Beta vulgaris and Kochia scoparia.
   James A Mickelson, Alan G. Dexter, Stephen D. Miller, Scott J. Nissen, Corey V.Ransom, Donald L. Vincent, III, Robert G. Wilson and Abdel Mesbah
85
Applying different rates of lime to alkaline soils and the effects on corn, navy beans and sugarbeets.
   Lee A Hubbell, Richard R. List and Donald R. Christenson
86
   
Sugarbeet response to variable soil texture and salinity.
   S. R. Kaflka, D. L. Corwin, S. Lesch and G. E. Brown, Jr
92
   
Field emergence of sugarbeet varieties and relationship to laboratory germination.
   John A. Smith, C. Dean Yonts, Robert G. Wilson, Gary L. Hein, Robert M. Harveson and Karen L. Palm
96
   
Regional sugarbeet variety trial.
   C. Dean Yonts, John A. Smith, Robert G. Wilson, Gary L. Hein, Robert M. Harveson and Karen L. Palm
98
   
Venice mallow (Hibiscus trionum L.) control in sugarbeet.
   Abdel O. Mesbah and Stephen D. Milller
99
   
A cercospora leaf spot management program for ACSC growers in 1999-2000.
   Ronald L. Ellingson, Allan W. Cattanach and John J. Weiland
100
   
Sugarbeet response to metolachlor and dimethenarnid.
   Kyle J. Fiebig, Karen A. Renner, James F. Stewart and Lee Hubbell
113
   
Temperature monitoring ofsugarbeet storage piles receiving forced air ventilation at
different culvert intervals in Alberta
.
   Jennifer J. Nitschelm, Peter J. Regitnig and Andrew Llewelyn-Jones
114
   
Comparison of desmedipham/phenmedipham formulations in sugarbeets.
   Craig M. Alford and Stephen D. Miller
115
   
A scoring method to evaluate the environmental contamination of chemical crop protection treatments, applied to weed control in sugar beet.
   Jan D. A. Wevers
116
   
Weed Forum
   Leader: Corey Ransom
120
   
Techniques Used in Conducting Variety Research Trials Forum
   Leader: Teresa Crook
122
   
SECTION B, Genetics and Germplasm Enhancement  
   
Population improvement within multigerm, self-fertile, random-mated breeding
lines of sugarbeet
.
   Robert T. Lewellen
124
   
Progress towards understanding the genetic basis of Aphanomyces resistance in beets.
   Yi Yu and J. Mitchell McGrath
125
   
Resistance to Meloidogyne spp. and improvement of sugarbeet cultivars.
   M. H. Yu
126
   
Molecular genetic tagging of resistance in sugarbeet to root knot nematode (Meloidogyne species).
   J. J. Weiland and M. H. Yu
127
   
Stress and gennination: A molecular basis of seed vigor in Beta vulgari S.
   Benildo G. De Los Reyes and J. Mitchell McGrath
128
   
Induction of Cercospora Leafspot Disease on Parental and Selected Transgenic Lines Carrying Antimicrobials: New Sources of Anti-Cercospora Genes will now be used for Bioengineering Disease Resistance.
   L. David Kuykendall
129
   
Current understanding of the genetics and physiology of foliar disease lesion mimicry in sugarbeet.
   Joseph W. Saunders and Goran Srnic
132
   
Genetics, Physiology and Biotech Forum
   Leader: Mitch McGrath
133
   
SECTION C, Entomology and Plant Pathology
   
Influence of arthropod pests on sugarbeet seedling establishment in California.
   Larry D. Godfrey, Kelly Brewer and Tom Babb
135
   
Pre-emergence insecticides improve seedling emergence in the Imperial Valley.
   S. R. Kaffka and T. A. Babb
137
   
Factors influencing sugarbeet root aphid populations and the aphids' impact on sugar beet yield.
   G. L. Hein and C. D. Yonts
143
 
Insecticide treatments for sugar beet root maggot control in Alberta.
   Peter J. Regitnig, Jennifer J. Nitschelm and Peter Bergen
144
 
Impact of soil insecticide placement method on sugarbeet root maggot control.
   Mark A. Boetel, Robert J. Dregseth, Allen 1. Schroeder and Gary 1.Brewer
146
   
Use of cereal cover crops to enhance insecticidal control of sugarbeet root maggot.
   Robert J. Dregseth, Mark A. Boetel, Allen J. Schroeder, Robert RCarlson and Gary 1. Brewer
147
   
Development of alternative control strategies for the sugarbeet root maggot.
   L. G. Campbell
148
   
Interactions between BNYVV and BSBMV in rhizomania resistant and susceptible varieties and effects on beet development.
   G. C. Wisler, R. T. Lewellen, H.-Y. Liu, 1. Sears and W. M. Wintermantel
150
   
Spatial distribution of beet yellow necrotic vein virus and beet soilborne mosaic virus in sugar beet fields.
   F. Workneh, E. Villanueva and C. M. Rush
151
   
Use of remote sensing technology for detection of beet necrotic yellow vein virus and beet soilborne mosaic virus.
   Karl Steddorn, Gretchen Heidel, David Jones and Charlie Rush
152
   
Synergism and host effects in virus yellows of sugarbeet.
   W. M. Winterrnantel, J. Sears and M. Parrish
153
   
Differentiation of poleroviruses in sugarbeet.
   Hsing-Y eh Liu, Gail C. Wisler, William M. Winterrnantel and John L. Sears
155
   
Metalaxyl resistance in Michigan isolates of Pythium and the development of a Pythium disease nursery.
   David J. Johnson and John M. Halloin
156
Comparison of azoxystrobin (Quadris) applications for optimum management of Rhizoctonia root and crown rot of sugar beets in western Nebraska.
   Robert M. Harveson and Robert G. Wilson
161
   
Azoxystrobin timing for Rhizoctonia root and crown rot management in sugar beet.
   Gary D. Franc, William L. Stump and Stephan C. Briere
162
   
Quadris and postemergence herbicide combinations for Rhizoctonia and weed management in sugar beet.
   William L. Stump, Gary D. Franc and Stephen D. Miller
163
   
Oospore density effects of Aphanomyces cochlioides on sugarbeet varieties differing in resistance.
   Carol E. Windels and Jason R. Brantner
164
   
Zoospore production and aggressiveness of Aphanomyces cochlioides isolates on sugarbeet and evaluation of adult plant resistance.
   Ja~on R. Brantner and Carol E. Windels
165
   
Methods for assessing viability of Aphanomyces cochlioides oospores.
   Alan T. Dyer and Carol E. Windels
166
   
Fusarium in sugar beet and bean.
   Linda Hanson, Amy Hill, Erin Wickliffe, Howard Schwartz and Lee Panella
167
   
Leaf dynamics in sugar beet under cercospora leaf spot attack.
   Piergiorgio Stevanato, Enrico Biancardi, Marco De Biaggi and Mauro Colombo
168
   
BAS 500F, a new fungicide for Cercospora beticola control in sugarbeet.
   V. L. Ulstad, T. R. Bardinelli, J. S. Barnes, and R. E. Gold
175
   
Efficacy of fungicides for Cercospora leaf spot control on sugarbeet in eastern North Dakota and Minnesota.
   Mohamed F. R. Khan, Larry J. Smith, Mark Bredehoeft and Steve Roehl
176
   
Cercospora impact on tolerant to susceptible sugarbeet varieties.
   Mark Anfmrud and Vince Distad
177
   
Differential susceptibilities to Cercospora leaf spot between green and white sectors of chimeral sugarbeet leaves.
   John M. Halloin and Subashini Nagendran
179
   
Aphanomyces Plant Resistance
   Forum Leader: Art Quinn
180
   
SECTION E, Physiology and Biotechnology  
   
First report of direct adventitious shoot formation on leaf pieces from ARS sugarbeet REL-l plants, and its potential for application to genetic transformation.
   Joseph W. Saunders, L. David Kuykendall and Ann C. Smigocki
184
   
Sucrose catabolism during sugarbeet root development: changes in sucrolytic isoenzyme activities and carbohydrate accumulation during growth.
   Karen L. Klotz and Fernando L. Finger
189
   
Induction of chitinase activity during the defense response of sugarbeet tap roots.
   Subashini Nagendran and John M. Hallom
194
   
Late-season sucrose accumulation: Can fact be separated from fantasy?
   Susan S. Martin
195
   
Absence of detectable CP4 EPSPS and GDS proteins and absence ofdetectable sugar beet DNA in refined sugar derived from Roundup Ready® sugar beet line #77.
   T. C. Lee, L. D. Albee, S. E. Reiser, J. C. Jennings, 1. D. Astwood and R. P. Lirette
198
   
Poster Session -Agriculture  
   
Response of sugar beet cultivars to diseases in the Central High Plains.
   Robert M. Harveson, Gary L. Hein, John A. Smith, Robert G. Wilson and C. Dean Yonts
200
   
The establishment of economic injury levels for the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua, in California sugarbeets.
   David R. Haviland, Larry D. Godfrey and Tom Babb
201
Varietal resistance to sugarbeet root aphid.
   G. L. Hein, R. Harveson, J. A. Smith, R. G. Wilson and C. D. Yonts
202
Evaluation of the biolistic transformation method for commercially important sugar beet breeding lines.
   Snezana D. Ivic and Ann C. Smigocki
207
   
Leafdisc callus from sugar beet breeding lines for biolistic transformation.
   Snezana D. Ivic, Joseph W. Saunders and Ann C. Smigocki
214
   
Survey of pesticide use, IPM practices and pests of sugar beet in the U.S.A for 1998 and 1999.
   Barry J. Jacobsen, Alan G. Dexter, Larry J. Smith and Martha B. Mikkelson
217
   
Reduction of yield losses from Rhizoctonia crown and root rot by use of mixtures of resistant and susceptible sugarbeet varieties.
   David J. Johnson, John M. HaBoin and Steven Poindexter
218
   
Biochemical properties of three sugarbeet root sucrolytic enzymes and their implications for postharvest sucrose loss.
   Karen L. Klotz and Fernando L. Finger
222
   
Trap cropping for sugar beet nematode control in Southeastern Wyoming.
   David W. Koch, Fred A. Gray, James M. Krall and Jefferey W. Flake
226
   
Measurement of genetic diversity in two populations of Beta vulgaris, L. using RFLP markers.
   Lee Panella
227
   
Pesticide regulatory implications for the U.S. sugar beet industry
   Dudley T. Smith, Leonard P. Gianessi, Rick Melnicoe and Cecilia Gerngross
230
   
Comparison of visual and remotely sensed Cercospora leaf spot ratings on sugar beets.
   Karl Steddom, Mark Bredehoeft and Charlie Rush
231
   
Esterase isozyme and DNA fingerprinting distinguish Cercospora beticola races Cl and C2.
   J. J. Weiland
233
   
Development of a fungal biopesticide for management of the sugarbeet root maggot.
   Chris A. Wozniak and Ann C. Srnigocki
234
   
Polyacrylamide effects on irrigation performance and sediment yield.
   C. Dean Yonts, Brian L. Benham, Jurg M. Blumenthal and Richard B. Ferguson
236
   
Sharing data using GIS applications over the Internet.
Alan B. Te1ck and Peter J. Hickman
237
   
Sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris) production under sprinkler and flood irrigation.
   J. A. Eckhoff and J. W. Bergman
239
   























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