American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists


2017 Biennial Meeting  -  Program


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March 2 

Section B, Physiology, Genetics, and Plant Pests
Regency C

Session Leader:  Peter Regiting 

7:55     Announcements 

8:00     Benefit of supplemental spent lime added to previously limed soils for control of Aphanomyces root rot on sugarbeet.
Brantner, Jason R.* and Ashok K. Chanda, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, Northwest Research and Outreach Center, Crookston, MN  56716.   

8:20     Potential of host plant resistance to the sugarbeet root maggot in an integrated pest management system.
Campbell, Larry G.  USDA, ARS, Northern Crop Science Laboratory, 1605 Albrecht Blvd. N., Fargo, ND 58102-2765.  

8:40     Assessing variety improvements in Alberta.
REGITNIG, PETER J.*and BRYAN R. AVISON, Lantic Inc., 5405 – 64th Street, Taber, Alberta, T1G 2C4.   

9:00     Field performance advantage of Roundup Ready® sugar beet hybrids in North America.
Rekoske, M. M.1*, Miller, J. 1, And Loock, A2.  1Betaseed, Inc. 1325 Valley View  Road, Shakopee, MN 55379 and 2KWS SAAT SE, Grimsehlstrasse 31, 37555 Einbeck, Germany.   

9:20     Influence of environment, crop age, and variety on the development and severity of Fusarium yellows in field-grown sugar beet.
           Webb, Kimberly M.1*, Stephen J. Delgroso2, Mark S. West3, Claire Freeman1, And Tammy Brenner1, 1USDA-ARS, Soil Management and Sugar Beet Research Unit, 1701 Centre Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80526; 2USDA-ARS, Soil Management and Sugar Beet Research Unit, 2150 Centre Ave., Bldg. D, Fort Collins, CO 80526 and 3USDA-ARS, Plains Area Office, 2150 Centre Ave., Bldg. D, Fort Collins, CO 80526.   

9:40     Break 

10:00   Forum: Advancements in Storage Technology (Moderator -Tyler Grove)              

12:00   Lunch