Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists

 

Volume 26, 2006

 

 TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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2006 President's Message, Louisiana Division

        Freddie Martin .............................................................................................................................i

 

2006 President's Message, Florida Division

        Stephen J. Clarke..........................................................................................................................iv

 

PEER REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:  Agricultural Section

 

Sugarcane Response to Depth of Soil Cover at Planting and Herbicide Treatment..................................14

E. P. Richard Jr and C. D. Dalley

 

Combining High Yields of Cane and Sucrose in Sugarcane Through Recurrent Selection........................26

J. A. Bressiani, J. A. DaSilva, R. Vencovsky, R. A. Sordi, and W. L. Burnquist

 

Survey Estimation of Sugarcane Chopper Harvester Costs in Louisiana ................................................38

M. E. Salassi

 

Trap, A New Tool for Sugarcane Breeding: Comparison with AFLP and Coefficient of Parentage.........62

S. Alwala, C. A. Kimbeng, K. A. Gravois, and K. P. Bischoff

 

Association of Sugarcane Pith, Rind Hardness, and Fiber with Resistance to the Sugarcane Borer ........87

W. H. White, T. L. Tew, and E. P. Richard Jr.

 

Genetic Diversity and Relationships Revealed by AFLP Markers Among Saccharum spontaneum 

and Related Species and Genera ........................................................................................................101

J. A. Arro, J. C. Veremis, C. A. Kimbeng, and C. Botanga

Effects of Date and Rate of Billet Planting on Sugarcane Yield..............................................................116
J. W. Hoy, A. E. Arceneaux, and C. F. Savario

 

The Effects of Harvest Residue Management Inputs on Soil Respiration and Crop Productivity

of Sugarcane ......................................................................................................................................125

C. W. Kennedy and A. E. Arceneaux

 

PEER REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:  Manufacturing Section

 

C Massecuite Re-heating Using  Microwaves........................................................................................ 1

L. Bento, P. Rein, C. Sabliov, D. Boldor, and P. Coronel

 

PRESENTATION ABSTRACTS - JUNE 2006

LIST OF 2006 AGRICULTURAL ABSTRACTS..................................................................... 44 - 59

Evaluation of Sugarcane Resistance to the Sugarcane Aphid in Louisiana............................................. 44
W. Akbar and T.E. Reagan                                                                                                           

Temporal Changes of Genetic Diversity in Sugarcane Breeding Populations ........................................ 44
S. Edme, A. Suman, and C. Kimbeng

Sugarcane Genotype Repeatability in Replicated Selection Stages and Commercial Adoption ............. 45
B. Glaz, J.D. Miller, P.Y.P. Tai, C.W. Deren, M.S. Kang, P.M. Lyrene, and B.S. Gill

Exploiting Gene Analogues as Markers for Disease Resistance: Sequence Isolation
and Characterization
  ........................................................................................................................ 46
N.C. Glynn, J.C. Comstock, S. Sood, P.M. Dang and J.X. Chaparro

Sugarcane Yield and Morphological Responses to Long term Flooding  ............................................. 47
R.A. Gilbert, C.R. Rainbolt, and D.R. Morris

‘LCP 85-384’ – The Rise and Fall of a Monoculture  ........................................................................ 47
K.A. Gravois, K.P. Bischoff, and C.A. Kimbeng                                                                                 

L 99-226 and L 99-233 – Two New Sugarcane Varieties for the Louisiana Sugar Industry  ............... 48
K. Gravois, K. Bischoff, T.E. Reagan, J. Hoy, and C. Kimbeng

Effect of Ratoon Stunting Disease on Yield of Sugarcane Cultivars Recently Released in Louisiana  ..... 49
M.P. Grisham

Sugarcane Plant Crop Response to Silicon and Magnesium Amendments on Organic
and Mineral Soils in Florida
 .............................................................................................................. 50
J.M. McCray and S. Ji

The Effect of Reducing Particle Size of Combine Harvest Residue, Soil Incorporation, and Other
Residue Management Inputs on Soil Microbial Respiration and Crop Productivity of Sugarcane .......... 51

C.W. Kennedy and A.E. Arceneaux

Quantifying the Rodent Community in the Everglades Agricultural Area and the Relative Impact of
Individual Rodent Species on Sugar Cane  ......................................................................................... 51

J. M. Martin, R.N. Raid, and L.C. Branch

Inheritance of Resistance to Ratoon Stunting Disease and Implications for Selection in Florida.............. 52
S.B. Milligan and J.C. Comstock

Silicon Fertilizer Effects on Electrolyte Leakage from Sugarcane Leaf Cells after
Exposure to Freezing Temperatures
.................................................................................................... 53
D.R. Morris and P.Y.P. Tai

Biorational Insecticide Research to Develop and Preserve Insecticide Labels for Borer Management ... 54
T.E. Reagan, W. Akbar, and J.M. Beuzelin

Ripener Influences on Sugarcane Yield in Louisiana  ........................................................................... 54
E.P. Richard, Jr., C.D. Dalley, and R.P. Viator

Field Evaluation of Foliar  and Soil Applied Plant Nutrition Compounds in Sugarcane........................... 55
J.E. Richard, H.P. Viator, C.W. Kennedy and G.J. Williams

Effect of Residue Management on Sugarcane Yield  ........................................................................... 56
H.M. Selim, B.J. Naquin, L. Liao, H. Zhang, and R.L. Bengtson

Wireworm Populations and their Control in Sand and Muck Soils of South Florida  ............................ 57
P. Stansly and R. Cherry

Evaluation of Sweet Sorghum as a Complementary BioEnergy Crop to Sugarcane in Louisiana ........... 57
T.L. Tew and R. Cobill

Post hurricane Survey of Soil Salt Content in Louisiana  ...................................................................... 58
H.P. Viator, G. Breitenbeck, J. Flanagan, B. Joffrion, B. Legendre and R. Louque

Sugarcane Crop Water Use in Semiarid South Texas.......................................................................... 58
B. Wiedenfeld

Evaluation of Family Appraisal Methods in Sugarcane......................................................................... 59
M. Zhou, T.L. Tew, C.A. Kimbeng, K.A. Gravois, and K.P. Bischoff

LIST OF 2006 MANUFACTURING ABSTRACTS................................................................. 60 - 61

Energy Self sufficiency and Cogeneration in Louisiana Cane Sugar Factories ....................................... 60
H.S. Birkett and J. Stein

Current Technologies Blend to Optimize Boiler Efficiencies at Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers......... 60
J.A. Cuddihy, Jr, R.A. Montgomery, M. Nittler

Feedwater Considerations in Sugar Mill Boilers................................................................................... 60
W.B. Kitchen

Statistical Analysis of Rheological Properties of Final Molasses ........................................................... 61
L.S. Polanco, B.E. White, C. Verret and P.W. Rein

Installation of a New Deaerator for Boiler Feedwater Supply Achieves Better Efficiency and
Operating Stability ............................................................................................................................. 61

B. Signo, J.F.  Alvarez, B. Marin, Jr., and D. Sellers