American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists


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February 28

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

Session Leader:  Mike Metzger 

1:15     Announcements 

1:20     Managing Cercospora beticola resistant to fungicides.
            Khan, Mohamed F.R.1*, and Peter Hakk1, 1North Dakota State University & University of Minnesota, Soil Science Department, Fargo.  

1:40     Cercosporin biosynthesis 2.0 the new and improved cercosporin biosynthesis cluster from Cercospora beticola.
Bolton, Melvin D.
USDA ARS, Northern Crop Science Laboratory, 1605 Albrecht Blvd. N, Fargo ND 58102-2765. 

2:00    Control of Cercospora beticola and other leaf spot diseases in Michigansugarbeet production New challenges.
         Stewart, James F.1*, Brian J. Groulx1, And David V. Pratt2,  1Michigan  Sugar Company, Agricultural Research Center, 1459 S. Valley Center Dr., Bay City, MI 48706, 2Michigan Sugar Company, 122 Uptown Drive, Suite 300, Bay City, MI 48708.           

2:20     Augmenting fungicidal activity of tetraconazole with chemosensitization agents for Cercospora leaf spot management.
           Metz, Nicholas J.*, Melvin D. Bolton. USDA ARS, Northern Crops Science Laboratory, Fargo, ND 58102

2:40     The making of an epidemic.
            Khan, Mohamed F. R.1.  1Plant Pathology Department, North Dakota State University and University of Minnesota, Fargo, ND 58108-6050.   

3:00     Break  

3:20     Pectobacterium brasiliense as a cause of soft rot decay of sugar beet.
           Mike Metzger, Mike*, Viviana Rivera, Robert Brueggeman and Gary Secor. Department of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58102

3:40     Alternaria leaf spot of sugar beet: factors associated with risk.
           Hanson Linda E*1, Qianwei Jiang2, Hanghang Wu2 and Mitch McGrath1. 1USDA-ARS and 2Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.

4:00     Seed lubricant impacts on plant stands and yield: Implications for insecticidal seed treatment use.
            Boetel, Mark1*, Allen Schroeder1, Jacob Rikhus1, Amitava Chatterjee2, and Norman Cattanach2. 1Department of Entomology, North Dakota State University, Dept. 7650, P.O. Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108 and 2Soil Science Department, North Dakota State University, Dept. 7180, P.O. Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108.  

4:20     Conclude