Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists

Volume 25, 2005

 TABLE OF CONTENTS

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2005 President's Message - Louisiana Division
            Greg Nolan........... ................................................................................................................i-iii

2005 President's Message - Florida Division
            Robert A. Gilbert.................................................................................................................iv-vii

PEER REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:  Agricultural Section

Determination of DNA Content and Genome Size in  Sugarcane............................................................ 1
S. J. Edme, J. C. Comstock, J. D. Miller and P. Y. P. Tai

Sugarcane Response to 21-Day Floods Applied Prior to Harvest.........................................................31
Barry Glaz

Zinc Fertilization of Sugarcane in Acid and Calcareous Soils.................................................................49
J. J. Wang, C. W. Kennedy, H. P. Viator, A. E. Arceneaux and A. J. Guidry

Sugarcane Cultivar Yield Response to Planting Date.............................................................................78
R. P. Viator, E. P Richard, Jr., D. D. Garrison, E. O. Dufrene, Jr. and T. L. Tew

Comparison of Sugarcane Disease Incidence and Yield of Field-Run, Heat-Treated, and Tissue Culture Based Seedcane..................................................................................................................................88
J. Flynn, G. Powell, R. Perdomo, G. Montes, K. Quebedeaux and J. Comstock

Insects and Mites New to Florida Sugarcane......................................................................................143
D. G. Hall, A. S. Konstantinov, G. S. Hodges, O. Sosa, C. Welbourn and R. L. Westcott

Demographic Profile and Spatial Analysis of Sugarcane Growers in Louisiana.....................................157
R. P. Vlosky, F. X. Aguilar and Q. Wu

PEER REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:  Manufacturing Section

Boiler Water Treatment and Related Costs of Boiler Operation:  An Evaluation of Boilers in the Louisiana Sugar Industry.................................................................................................................................... 17
J. A. Cuddihy, Jr., W. J. Simoneaux, R. N. Falgout and J. S. Rauh

Boiler Treatments:  Facts and Considerations.......................................................................................62
W. Brian Kitchen and Trae Dupre

The Use of a Coriolis Flow Meter for Measuring Molasses Production in a Sugar Mill........................129
P. W. Rein, D. J. Muzzell and N. Dolan
 
PRESENTATION ABSTRACTS – JUNE 2005
 
LIST OF 2005 AGRICULTURAL ABSTRACTS………….......……………………………..101-122
 
Genetic Linkage Map of Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) Based on SRAP and TRAP Markers…............101
S. Alwala, C. A. Kimbeng, J. C. Veremis, K. Bischoff, and K. Gravois
 
Target Region Amplification Polymorphism (TRAP) for Assessing Genetic Diversity in Sugarcane
Germplasm Collections.........................………………………………………………………….…..101
S. Alwala, A. Suman, J. Arro, C. Kimbeng, and J. Veremis
 
Development of High Fiber Cane Varieties for Biofuel Production in the Southern United 
States……………………………………………………………………......………………………102
R. M. Cobill, T. L. Tew, D. D. Garrison, and E. P. Richard, Jr.
 
Characterization of Sugarcane Populations for Disease Reactions for Use in Molecular 
Marker Research………………………………………………………………….......…………..…103
J. C. Comstock, S. Sood, and K. McCorkle
 
Assessment of Sugarcane Families in South Texas…………………………………............………….103
J. A. da Silva, J. A. Bressiani, and E. Hernandez
 
Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) Response to the Herbicide Flumioxazin………………..............………...104
C. D. Dalley and E. P. Richard, Jr.
 
The Effect of Planting Date and Planting Method on Louisiana Sugarcane Varieties.................…………105
E. O. Dufrene Jr., R. P. Viator, D. D. Garrison, T. L. Tew and, E. P. Richard, Jr.
 
Identification of Microsatellite Markers Associated with Yield-Traits in Sugarcane……….................….105
S. J. Edmι, N. Glynn, and J. C. Comstock
 
Alternatives to Tillage/Herbicide Programs in Fallowed Sugarcane Fields……................………………106
L. M. Etheredge, Jr., J. L. Griffin, M. E. Salassi, C. A. Jones, and W. E. Judice
 
Establishment and Management of Sugarcane on Organic-Amended vs. Non-Amended 
Mineral Soils………………………………………………………………………….........…………107
I. V. Ezenwa, P. R. Newman, J. W. Dunckelman, and K. T. Morgan
 
Sugarcane Response to Water Table, Periodic Flood, and Foliar Nitrogen on Organic Soil….................108
B. Glaz and R. A. Gilbert
 
A Look at Sugarcane Variety Protection Options………………………………...........………………108
K. A. Gravois, K. Bischoff, and C. Kimbeng
 
No-Till Sugarcane: Agronomic and Economic Implications……………………………..............……...109
J. L. Griffin, W. E. Judice, M. E. Salassi, C. A. Jones, and L. M. Etheredge, Jr. 
 
Effect of Sugarcane Yellow Leaf Virus on Sugarcane Yield and Juice Quality of 
LCP 85-384 and Ho 95-988………………………………………………………………….........…110
M. P. Grisham, J. W. Hoy, M. A. Godshall, and G. Eggleston
 
Some Insect and Mite Pests New to Florida Sugarcane………………………………............………..111
D. G. Hall, A. S. Konstantinov, G. S. Hodges, O. Sosa, C. Welbourn, and R. L. Westcott
 
Discrimination of Sugarcane Varieties with Hyperspectral Reflectance Measurements and 
Plant Pigment Analysis………………………………………………………………………...............111
R. M. Johnson, R. P. Viator, J. C. Veremis, E. P. Richard, Jr., and P. Zimba
 
Red Morningglory in Sugarcane: Biology and Management……………………...............……………..112
C. A. Jones, J. L. Griffin, L. M. Etheredge, Jr., and W. E. Judice
 
Response of the Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to Drought Stressed 
Sugarcane………………………………………………………………………………........……….113
F. P. F. Reay-Jones, T. E. Reagan, L. T. Wilson, A. T. Showler, B. L. Legendre, and 
M. O. Way
 
Yield, Residue Degradation, and Soil Quality Response among Different Harvest Residue 
Management Practice Inputs………………………………………………..........…………………....114
C. Kennedy, B. Grigg, and R. Johnson
 
Ripening Sugarcane For Early Factory Starts……………………………………............……………..114
B. L. Legendre, K. A. Gravois, K. P. Bischoff, and J. L. Griffin
 
A Comparison of Growth and Sugar Accumulation in Sugarcane Genotypes Adapted to 
Hawaii or Louisiana…….......................................................................................................................115
S. E. Lingle and T. L. Tew
 
The Use of FTIR to Monitor Trash Decomposition in the Sugar Cane Industry………................………116
M. Lyn
 
Potential of Sugarcane for Restoring Everglades Soils……………………………………….................116
D. R. Morris
 
Application of High-Throughput DNA Marker Technology in Sugarcane Breeding: 
Phase II – PCR Amplification and Capillary Electrophoresis……………………………..............…….117
Y.-B. Pan, B. E. Scheffler, and E. P. Richard, Jr.
 
Sensor to Indicate Plant Density and Skips in Sugarcane……………………………….............……....118
R. R. Price and J. Larson
 
Evaluation of Trinexapac-Ethyl for Use as a Ripener in Florida Sugarcane……………................……...118
C. R. Rainbolt, G. Powell, G. Montes, R. W. Rice, and J. M. Shine
 
Molecular Assessment of the Fidelity of Sugarcane Crosses with High-Throughput 
Microsatellite Genotyping………………………………………………………............……………...119
T. L. Tew and Y.-B. Pan
 
Evaluation of Resistance to Sugarcane Red Rot in Basic Germplasm and Early 
Generation Crosses in Louisiana…………………………………………………………............….....120 
J. C. Veremis and J. W. Hoy
 
Variable-Rate Nitrogen Management of Sugarcane…………………………............…………………120
H.P. Viator and R.G. Downer
 
Autotoxic and Allelopathic Activity of Post-Harvest Residue…………………………...............………121
R. P. Viator, R. M. Johnson, and E. P. Richard, Jr.
 
Irrigation and Nitrogen Application Effects on Sugarcane Production in the Lower 
Rio Grande Valley of Texas……………………………………………………………...........………122
B. Wiedenfeld and J. Enciso
 
LIST OF 2005 MANUFACTURING ABSTRACTS……………………………..........………..123-128
 
C Massecuite Re-Heating Using Microwaves……………………………………………….................123
L. Bento, P. Rein, C. M. Sabliov, D. Boldor, P. Coronel
 
Process of Turning Sugarcane Bagasse into Cellulose and Lignin-Derived Products…….................…....123
G. A. DeQueiroz, C.-H. Chung, Y.-J. Lee, and D. F. Day
 
Predicting Processing Problems from Deteriorated Sugarcane: A Factory Method to 
Measure Mannitol…………………………………………………………………………..........…....124
G. Eggleston, J. Karr, W. Harper, B. Legendre, and T. Parris
 
Optimization of Applications of Dextranases in Sugarcane Factories……................…………………....124
G. Eggleston, A. Monge, D. Stewart, and B. Montes
 
Trial at Appleton Estate Using a Combined Treatment of Biocide, Dextranase and 
Amylase to Reduce Dextran and Enhance Sugar Recoveries……………………….............…………..125
D. Foster
 
Composition and Processing of Sugarcane Green Leaves and Tops…………………………................125
N. Gil and M. Saska
 
Corrosion in Sugar Mill Boilers…………………………………………………...........……………...126
W. B. Kitchen and E. Kuenz
 
The Influence of an Induction Period on Color Formation in Model Syrup Systems………................….126
L. R. Madsen II
 
Bagasse Fly Ash as a Potential Adsorbent for Waste Materials...............................................................127
M. McKee and M. A. Godshall
 
The Use of a Coriolis Flow Meter for Measuring Molasses Production in a Sugar Mill……....................127
Dr. Peter W. Rein, D.J. Muzzel, and N. Dolan