American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists

Sections B & E – PHYSIOLOGY, BIOTECHNOLOGY, GENETICS AND GERMPLASM

Identification of differentially expressed genes induced by Beet curly top virus infection in sugarbeet
EUJAYL, IMAD A.*, and CARL A. STRAUSBAUGH, USDA-ARS, Northwest Irrigation and Soils Research Laboratory, Kimberly, ID 83341.
 
TRANSCRIPTOMES OF SEEDS GERMINATING AT TEMPERATURE EXTREMES
Safa Alzohairy1 and J. Mitchell McGrath2* 1Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biotechnology Program, Dept. of Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824. 2USDA-ARS, Sugarbeet and Bean Research Unit, 1066 Bogue St., East Lansing, MI 48824.
 
BENEFITS OF SUGAR BEET ROOT APHID RESISTANCE IN NORTH AMERICAN SUGAR BEET PRODUCTION
Patrick D. O’Boyle1*, Werner M. Beyer2, Jens C. Lein2, and Margaret M. Rekoske1
1Betaseed Inc., 1325 Valley View Road, Shakopee, MN 55379 and
2KWS SAAT AG, Grimsehlstrasse 31, Einbeck, Germany 37555
 
Development of a field inoculation method to screen for sugar beet seedling resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. betae.
PANELLA, LEE1*, TRAVIS VAGHER1, ANN FENWICK2 AND LINDA E. HANSON3, 1USDA, Agricultural Research Service, 1701 Center Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80526 2Beet Sugar Development Foundation, 800 Grant Street, Denver, CO 80203, and 3USDA, ARS, 494 Plant and Soil Sciences Bldg. MSU, East Lansing, MI 48824-1325.
 
CHARACTERIZATION OF A BETA VULGARIS POLYGALACTURONASE-INHIBITING PROTEIN: A DEFENSE RESPONSE GENE
Haiyan Li, Senthilkumar Padmanaban and Ann C. Smigocki, USDA-ARS Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory, 10300 Baltimore Ave., Beltsville, MD 20705
 

VARIETY APPROVAL  STANDARDS AND GROWER PRODUCTION OVER RECENT YEARS

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Lee A. Hubbell1*, James F. Stewart1, Brian J. Groulx1 and Gregory M. Clark2 1Michigan Sugar Company, 1549 S. Valley Center Dr., Bay City, 48706 and 2Michigan Sugar Company, 2600 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, Ml 48706

 

THERMOSTABLE ENDO-1,5-α-L-ARABINANASE FOR ISOLATING FUNCTIONAL OLIGOSACCHARIDES FROM SUGAR BEET PULP
Zhang, Ningning1, Jianfeng (Jay) Xu2,3, and Brett J. Savary2,3*, 1Molecular Biosciences Graduate Program; 2Arkansas Biosciences Institute and 3College of Agriculture and Technology, Arkansas State University, P.O. Box 639, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72467
 
PLANT PECTIN METHYLESTERASE TREATMENTS DRAMATICALLY REDUCE WATER-BINDING IN SUGAR BEET PULP VIA CALCIUM CROSSLINKING
Jose C. Tovar1,2, Jianfeng (Jay) Xu2,3, and Brett J. Savary2,3*, 1Molecular Biosciences Graduate Program; 2Arkansas Biosciences Institute and 3College of Agriculture and Technology, Arkansas State University, P.O. Box 639, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72467
 
Thermostable pectinase technologies for remodeling sugar beet root cell walls and generating functional products
SAVARY, BRETT J.1,2*, JIANFENG (JAY) XU1,2, JOSE C. TOVAR1, NINGNING ZHANG1, and HONG FANG2, 1Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 2College of Agriculture and Technology, Arkansas State University, P.O. Box 639, Jonesboro, AR 72467