American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists


2017 Biennial Meeting  -  Program

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March 1

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

Session Leader:  Lee Panella 

7:55     Announcements 

8:00    Integrated management of Rhizoctonia on sugarbeet: resistant varieties, at-planting and postemergence fungicides.
Chanda, Ashok K.* and Jason R. Brantner, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, Northwest Research and Outreach Center, Crookston, MN  56716.   

8:20    Analyses of rhizoctonia screening nursery results over 15 selected years from 1980 to 2015.

           Panella, Lee*, Ann L. Fenwick, Travis Vagher And Mark S. West, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, 1701 Center Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80526.   

8:40    Rhizoctonia resistance conferred by a sugar beet polygalacturonase-inhibiting protein gene in genetically modified tobacco.
          Li, Haiyan*, Linda E. Hanson and Ann C. Smigocki, USDA-ARS Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory, 10300 Baltimore Ave., Beltsville, MD 20705.  

9:00   Real-time PCR-based quantification of Rhizoctonia solani (AG 2-2 IIIB) in soil extracts and the effect of different factors like plant cultivar and fungicide treatment on pathogen concentration in field soils.
Bartholomäus, Anika1, Sascha Schulze1, Stefan Mittler2, Heinz-Josef Koch1, Bernward Märländer1 And Mark Varrelmann1*, 1Institute of Sugar Beet Research, Holtenser Landstrasse 77, 37079 Goettingen, Germany and 2Syngenta Agro GmbH, Am Technologiepark 1-5, 63477 Maintal.

9:20    Post-harvest storability in Beta vulgaris; research and perspectives from SESVanderHave. 
Boehm, David1*, Hendrik Tschoep2, Alain Tossens2, Francois Suiveng2, Nicolas Henry3, & Gerhard Steinruecken2.    1SESVanderHave USA, 5908 52nd Ave South, Fargo, ND 58104, 2SESVanderHave, Soldatenplein, Z2, nr 15, B-3300 Tienen, Belgium, and 3SAS Florimond Desprez Veuve & Fils, BP 41, 59242 Cappelle-En-Pevele, France.   

9:40   Effect of methyl jasmonate on seedling tolerance to drought and cold temperature stress.  
Fugate, Karen Klotz1*, Abbas M. Lafta2, John D. Eide1, Guolong Li3, And Mohamed F.R. Khan2, 1USda-ars, northern Crop Science Laboratory, Fargo, ND 58102, 2Department of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58108, and 3College of Agriculture, Inner Mongolia Agriculture University, Hohhot, China 010018.   

10:00   Break 

10:20   Evaluation of Graduate A+ for post harvest disease control in sugar beet.
           Glynn, Neil C*., Kuhn Paul, J and Ruppal Doug, *Syngenta, 7145 58th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL, 32967                                          

10:40   Forum: Rhizoctonia Forum (Moderator Ashok Chanda)


12:00   Lunch