Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists

Volume 22, June 2002

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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President's Message - Florida Division
            David G. Hall ....................................................................................................................... 1-4

 President's Message - Louisiana Division
            Will LeGendre...................................................................................................................... 5-7

 PEER REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES Agricultural Section................................................... 7

Effect of Silicon-Rich Slag and Lime on Phosphorus Leaching in Sandy Soils
V. V. Matichenkov, B. Ande, P. Ande, D. V. Calvert and E. A. Bocharnikova................................ 9-20

Silicon as a Beneficial Element for Sugarcane
V. V. Matichenkov and D. V. Calvert........................................................................................... 21-29

Maximizing Economic Returns from Sugarcane Production Through Optimal Harvesting Scheduling
Michael E. Salassi, Lonnie P. Champagne and Benjamin L. Legendre............................................. 30-41

Cultivar and Crop Effects of Sugarcane Bull Shoots on Sugarcane Yield in Louisiana
Kenneth A. Gravois, Benjamin L. Legendre and Keith P. Bischoff.................................................. 42-52

Economically Optimal Crop Cycle Length for Major Sugarcane Varieties in Louisiana
Michael E. Salassi and Janis Breaux............................................................................................... 53-61

Seasonally Maintained Shallow Water Tables Improve Sustainability of Histosols Planted to Sugarcane
Brandon C. Grigg, George H. Snyder and Jimmy D. Miller............................................................ 62-72

Sugarcane Genotype Repeatability in Replicated Selection Stages and Commerical Adoption
Barry Glaz, Jimmy D. Miller, Peter Y. P. Tai, Christopher W. Deren, Manjit S. Kang, Paul M. Lyrene and Bikram S. Gill ........................................................................................................................ 73-88

 PEER REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES Manufacturing Section............................................. 89

 Comparing the Effects of Sulphur Dioxide on Model Sucrose and Cane Juice Systems
L. S. Andrews and M. A. Godshall............................................................................................. 90-100

The Effect of Two Louisiana Soils on Cane Juice Quality
Mary An Godshall, Scott K. Spear and Richard M. Johnson...................................................... 101-111

A New Polarimetric Method for the Analysis of Dextran and Sucrose
Victoria Singleton, Jennifer Horn, Chris Bucke and Max Adlard................................................. 112-119

AGRICULTURAL ABSTRACTS........................................................................................ 120-136

The Louisiana Basic Breeding Program – Past, Present and Future.................................................... 120
Thomas L. Tew

Assessment of Stalk Cold Tolerance of Louisiana Varieties................................................................ 120
Benjamin L. LeGendre, Harold Birkett and Jeanie Stein

Post-Freeze Performance of 16 Sugarcane Cultivars Following the December 31, 2000 Freeze
Even in Florida................................................................................................................................. 122
J. M. Shine, R. A. Gilbert and J. D. Miller

Sugarcane Tissue Phosphorus Concentration as Affected by P Rates Applied to a Florida Histosol
Y. Luo and Rosa M. Muchovej........................................................................................................ 122

Sugarcane Root and Soil Microbial Responses to Intermittent Flooding.............................................. 123
D. R. Morris, B. Glaz and S. Daroub

Effect of Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates on Producer Economic Returns of Variety LCP85-384 on a Heavy-Textured Soil in Louisiana................................................................................................................. 124
W. B. Hallmark, G. J. Williams, G. L. Hawkins and M. E. Selassi

Production Trends of the Major Cane Sugar Producing Countries in the World.................................. 125
Chen-Jian Hou

Potential Effect of Yellow Leaf Syndrome on the Louisiana Sugarcane Industry.................................. 125
M. P. Grisham, Y. B. Pan, W. H. White, M. A. Godshall, B. L. LeGendre and J. C. Comstock

Feeding Effects of Yellow Sugarcane Aphid on Sugarcane................................................................. 126
Gregg Nuessly and Matthew Hentz

Relative Abundance and Diversity of Aphid Species Collected in Traps Adjacent to Sugarcane
Fields in Florida................................................................................................................................ 127
R. N. Raid, G. S. Nuessly and R. H. Cherry

Fifteen Years of Recurrent Selection for Sugarcane Borer Resistance................................................. 128
W. H. White, T. L. Tew and J. D. Miller

Mexican Rice Borer on Sugarcane and Rice:  Significance to Louisiana and Texas Industries.............. 128
M. O. Way, T. E. Reagan and F. R. Posey

Economically Optimal Crop Cycle Length for Major Sugarcane Varieties in Louisiana........................ 129
Michael E. Selassi and Janis Breaux

Optimal Maturity of CP Sugarcane Clones for Harvest Scheduling in Florida...................................... 130
R. A. Gilbert, J. M. Shine and J. D. Miller

Protox Inhibitor Herbicide Effects on Pythium and Root Rot of Sugarcane......................................... 131
J. H. Daugrois, J. W. Hoy and J. L. Griffin

Irrigation of Sugarcane on Clay in a High-Rainfall Environment........................................................... 132
Howard P. Viator

Effect of Tissue Culture Method on Sugarcane Yield Components..................................................... 132
J. W. Hoy, K. P. Bischoff, K. A. Gravois and S. B. Milligan

Genes Expressed During Regeneration in Tissue Culture.................................................................... 133
Robin Rowe, Candace Timple and Sarah Lingle

A Technique to Breed for Ratoon Stunting Disease in Sugarcane....................................................... 134
J. D. Miller, J. C. Comstock, P. Y. P. Tai and B. Glaz

Progress in the Development of Transgenic Disease-Resistant Sugarcane........................................... 134
Z. Ying and M. J. Davis

Potential Impact of DNA Marker Technology on Sugarcane Breeding............................................... 135
Yong-Bao Pan

In Vivo Viability of Sugarcane Pollen Stored at Ultra Low Temperature............................................. 135
P. Y. P. Tai and J. D. Miller

MANUFACTURING ABSTRACTS.................................................................................... 137-146

The Freeze of 2001 – A “New Book is Written”............................................................................... 137
John A. Fanjul

The Breakage in Sugarcane Mill Rolls............................................................................................... 137
Jorge Okhuysen

Material Balance and Equipment Requirements of a Typical Sugar Mill.............................................. 137
Eduardo Samour and William Easdale

Reducing Equipment Cost / Best Equipment Management Practices................................................... 138
Neal Hahn

What You Should Learn from Your Chemical Supplier ..................................................................... 138
Stephen J. Clarke

The Effect of Two Louisiana Soils on Cane Juice Quality................................................................... 139
Mary An Godshall, Scott S. Spear and Richard M. Johnson

Mill House Operation:  Composition of Juice from Individual Mills..................................................... 139
Khalid Iqbal, Mary An Godshall and Linda Andrews

A New Polarimetric Method for the Analysis of Dextran and Sucrose................................................ 140
Victoria Singleton

Comparative Performance of Hot,  Cold and Intermediate Lime Clarification at Cora Texas Factory
Gillian Eggleston, Blaine E. Ogier and Adrian Monge......................................................................... 140

Advance Report on the Use of Lime Saccharate in the Alcalinization of Sugarcane Juice..................... 141
Miguel Lama, Jr. and Raul O. Rodriguez

The Re-Introduction of Formal Sugar Engineering Courses at LSU.................................................... 141
Peter W. Rein

SAT Process for Production of White Sugar from Sugar Mills........................................................... 142
Chung Chi Chou

The Biorefinery Concept................................................................................................................... 142
Willem H. Kampen and Henry Njapau

Evaporator Scale – Minimization with Electro-Coagulation and Improved Cleaning with Chelates....... 143
Henry Njapau and Willem H. Kampen

Evaporator Performance during Crop 2000-2001 at Cajun Sugar Factory......................................... 143
Walter Hauck

Mixed Juice Clarifier Distribution at Clewiston................................................................................... 144
Mike Damms and Carlos Bernhardt

Goats, Mice and Dextran:  the Road to a Monoclonal Antibody Test Kit........................................... 144
Don F. Day, D. Sarkar and J. Rauh

Comparing the Effects of Sulphur Dioxide on Model Sucrose and Cane Juice Systems....................... 144
L. S. Andrews and M. A. Godshall

Advancres in Technology of Boiler Water Treatment in Louisiana Sugarcane Mills............................. 145
Brent Weber, Brian Cochran and Brian Kitchen

Heat Transfer Devices...................................................................................................................... 146
Nell Swift

In  Memoriam

Enrique R. Arias............................................................................................................................... 148

S. J. P. Chilton................................................................................................................................. 150

Jack Dean........................................................................................................................................ 151