Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists

Volume 23, June 2003

 TABLE OF CONTENTS

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President's Message - Florida Division
            John A. Fanjul..................................................................................................................... 1

President's Message - Louisiana Division
            Chris Mattingly.................................................................................................................... 4

Overview of the meeting, by Tony Parris

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

Laboratory Screening of Insecticides for Preventing Injury by the Wireworm
Melanotus Communis (Coleoptera: Elateridae) to Germinating Sugarcane....................................... 8
            David G. Hall

Early Generation Selection of Sugarcane Families and Clones in Australia: A Review....................... 20
            Collins A. Kimbeng and Mike C. Cox

Repeatability Within and Between Selection Stages in a Sugarcane Breeding Program..................... 40
            Jose A. Bressiani, Roland Vencovsky, and Jorge A. G. daSilva

Enhanced Sugarcane Establishment Using Plant Growth Regulators................................................. 48
            Bob Wiedenfeld

Estimating the Family Performance of Sugarcane Crosses Using Small Progeny Test........................ 61
            P. Y. P. Tai, J. M. Shine, Jr., J. D. Miller, and S. J. Edme

Incidence and Spread of Sugarcane Yellow Leaf Virus in Sugarcane Clones
in the CP-Cultivar Development Program at Canal Point................................................................. 71
            J. C. Comstock and J. D. Miller

PEER REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES Manufacturing Section......................................... 79

Evaluation of a Near Infrared Spectrometer for the Direct Analysis of Sugar Cane........................... 80
            L. R. Madsen, II, B. E. White, and P. W. Rein

            AGRICULTURAL ABSTRACTS................................................................................. 93

 Green Cane Trash Blankets: Influence on Ratoon Crops in Louisiana.............................................. 93
            E. P. Richard, Jr. and R. L. Johnson

The Effect of Combine Speed on Cane Quality at Alma Plantation in 2001...................................... 93
            H. Waguespack, Jr., W. Jackson, B. Viator, and C. Viator

Use of Cover Crops in Rotation with Sugarcane in a South Florida Mineral Soil.............................. 94
            R. M. Muchovej, J. J. Mullahey, T. A. Obreza, and P. R. Newman

Evaluation of Sorghum-Sudangrass Hybrids for Biomass Potential in
Southern Louisiana......................................................................................................................... 95
            T. L. Tew

ENVOKE: A New Herbicide for Weed Control in U. S. Sugarcane............................................... 96
E. K. Rawls, M. Johnson, S. Martin, L Glasgow, J. Shine, J Powell, B. Watson, and A. Bennett

Experimental Products for Weed Control in Florida Sugarcane....................................................... 96
            A. C. Bennett

Effect of Calcitic Lime and Calcium Silicate Slag Rates and Placement on
LCP 85-384 Plant Cane on a Light-Textured Soil.......................................................................... 97
            W. B. Hallmark, G. J. Williams, G. L. Hawkins, and V. V. Matichenkov

Sugarcane Leaf P Diagnosis in Organic Soils.................................................................................. 97
D. R. Morris, B. Glaz, G. Powell, C. W. Deren, G. H.Snyder, R. Perdomo, and M. F. Ulloa

Wireworm Effects on Sugarcane Emergence After Short-Duration Flood
Applied at Planting......................................................................................................................... 98
            B. Glaz and R. Cherry

Laboratory Screening of Insecticides for Preventing Injury by the Wireworm
Melanotus communis (Coleoptera: Elateridae) to Germinating Sugarcane...................................... 99
            D. G. Hall

Management Thresholds for the Sugarcane Borer on Louisiana Varieties......................................... 99
            F. R. Posey, C. D. McAllister, T. E. Reagan, and T. L. Bacon

Yellow Sugarcane Aphid (Sipha flava) Colonization Strategy and its
Effect on Development and Reproductive Rates on Sugarcane...................................................... 100
            G. S. Nuessly and M. G. Hentz

Field Trials of a Multiple-Pathogen Bioherbicide System with Potential
to Manage Guineagrass in Florida Sugarcane................................................................................ 101
            S. Chandramohan, M. J. Duchrow, J. M. Shine, Jr., E. N. Rosskopf, and R. Charudattan

 Molecular Identification of Virus Isolates Causing Mosaic in Louisiana Sugarcane.......................... 102
            M. P. Grisham and Y.-B. Pan

Incidence of Sugarcane Yellow Leaf Virus in Clones of Saccharum spp. in the World
Collection at Miami and in the Collection at the Sugarcane Field Station, Canal Point..................... 102
            J. C. Comstock, J. D. Miller, and R. J. Schnell

Selection of Interspecific Sugarcane Hybrids Using Microsatellite DNA Markers.......................... 103
            Y.-B. Pan, T. Tew, M. P. Grisham, E. P. Richard, W. H. White, and J. Veremis

 Development of Microsatellite Markers from Sugarcane Resistence Related Genes....................... 103
            J. daSilva

The Effect of Temperature on Flowering and Seed Set in Sugarcane at Canal Point....................... 104
            J. D. Miller and S. Edme

Characterization of S. Spontaneum Collection for Juice Quality.................................................... 105
            J. A. daSilva and J. A. Bressiani

Family Selection in Sugarcane: Notes from Australia..................................................................... 105
            C. A. Kimbeng

Assessment of Trends and Early Sampling Effects on Selection Efficiency
in Sugarcane................................................................................................................................ 106
            S. J. Edme, P. Y. P. Tai, and J. D. Miller

Selection and Advancement of Sugarcane Clones in the Louisiana “L” Sugarcane
Variety Development Program..................................................................................................... 106
            K. P. Bischoff and K. A. Gravois

            MANUFACTURING ABSTRACTS........................................................................... 108

The Florida Sugar Industry: Trends and Technologies................................................................... 108
            J. F. Alvarez and T. P. Johnson

Versatility of the Antibody Dextran Test Method.......................................................................... 108
            D. F. Day, J. Cuddihy, and J. Rauh

Evaluation of a Near Infrared Spectrometer for the Direct Analysis of Sugar Cane......................... 109
            L. R. Madsen II, B. E. White, and P. W. Rein

Effect of pH and Time Between Wash-outs on the Performance of Evaporators............................ 109
            G. Eggleston, A. Monge, and B. Ogier

Maximize Throughput in a Sugar Milling Operation Using a Computerized
Maintenence Management System (CMMS) ............................................................................... 110
            K. A. Elliot

Experiences with the First Full Scale Plate Evaporator in the North American
Cane Sugar Industry.................................................................................................................... 111
            N. Swift, T. D. Endres, and F. Mendez

Organic Acids in the Sugar Factory Environment ......................................................................... 111
            D. F. Day and W. H. Kampen

Experiences with Unwashed Cane at Raceland............................................................................. 111
            T. D. Endres

            POSTER SESSION...................................................................................................... 113

Soil Erosion Research on Alluvial Soils Planted to Sugarcane:
Experimental Approach and Preliminary Results............................................................................ 113
            T. S. Kornecki, B. C. Grigg, J. L. Fouss, and L. M. Southwick

Laboratory Rearing of the Parasitoid Cotesia flavipes on Sugarcane Borer
Diatraea saccharalis.................................................................................................................. 113
            G. Hannig and D. G. Hall

Disease Incidence and Yield Comparisons of KLEENTEK® Seedcane to
Traditional Sources in Four Commercial Varieties in South Florida................................................ 114
            J. L. Flynn, K. Quebedaux, L. Baucum, and R. Waguespack