Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists

 

Volume 27, 2007

 

 TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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2007 President’s Message, Florida Division
         Nael M. El-Hout……………………….…………...........................................................……………………………i-iv

 

 

PEER REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:  Agricultural Section

 

Rise and Decline of Cuba's Sugar Industry under Socialist Rule: Implications for the U.S. Sweeteners Market.................................1

J. Alvarez

 

Breeding Sugarcane for Leaf Scald Resistance: A Genetic Study ..................................................................................................15
J. A. Bressiani; ม. Sanguino, W. L. Burnquist, R. Vencovsky, and J. A. G. da Silva

 

Planting Rate Effects on Sugarcane Yield Trials.............................................................................................................................23

A. J. Orgeron, K. A. Gravois, and K. P. Bischoff

 

Quantifying Damage Potential of Three Rodent Species on Sugarcane ..........................................................................................48

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

 

Comparison of CL and CP Germplasm Reactions to Sugarcane Yellow Leaf Virus,
Leifsonia xyli
subsp. xyli and Puccinia Melanocephala ............................................................................................................79
J. C. Comstock and S. B. Milligan

 

Relative Efficiency of Spatial Analyses for Non-Replicated Early-Stage Sugarcane Field Experiments ...........................................89
S. J. Edme, P.Y.P. Tai, and J. D. Miller

 

 

PEER REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:  Manufacturing Section

 

Production and Properties of Soil Erosion Control Mats made from Sugarcane Bagasse ...............................................................36

I. Dinu and M. Saska

PRESENTATION ABSTRACTS – JUNE 2007 

LIST OF 2007 AGRICULTURAL ABSTRACTS……………………..……...............................................………………55-73

HoCP 00-950: an Early Maturing Variety for the Louisiana Sugar Industry………………....................................................……55
E.O. Dufrene, T.L. Tew, W.H. White, M.P. Grisham, Y.-B. Pan, and E.P. Richard, Jr.

Starch Content among Sugarcane Germplasm and Prospects of Breeding for Low Starch Content ………...………………..…...55
M. Zhou, C.A. Kimbeng, G. Eggleston, J. C. Veremis and K. Gravois

QTL Analysis for Sugar Related Traits in a Saccharum Interspecific Cross……………….................................................…..…56
S. Alwala, C. A. Kimbeng, J. C. Veremis, K. A. Gravois

Genetic Diversity and Phylogenetic Relationships among Sugarcane and Related Species
Determined from Microsatellite DNA Data………………………………………………….................................................…..57
Y.-B. Pan

Can Barn Owls Reduce Rodent Abundance in Sugarcane?...........................................................................................................58
J. M. Martin, R. N. Raid, and L. C. Branch

Soil Organic Matter and Macronutrient Levels after Mill Mud Application to SugarcaneGrowing in a Sand Soil..……………..….58
D.R. Morris, R.A. Gilbert, C.R. Rainbolt, R.E. Perdomo, G. Powell, B. Eiland, and G. Montes

Screening for Brown Rust Resistance in Sugarcane by Whorl Inoculation………..................................................…………..…..59
Sushma Sood, Jack C. Comstock, and Neil C. Glynn.

Can Fungicides Provide an Alternative Control Measure for Brown Rust?....................................................................................60
J. W. Hoy and C. F. Savario

Rating Sugarcane Varieties for Susceptibility to RSD with Real-time PCR………....................................................…………....60
M. P. Grisham, Y. –B. Pan, and E. P. Richard, Jr.

Effect of Fallow Period Weed Control on Wireworm Populations in Sugarcane…..................................................….………….61
C.R. Rainbolt and R. Cherry

Abundance and Spatial Variation of Wireworms in Florida Sugarcane Fields on Muck versus Sandy Soil……...........…....……..62
R. Cherry and P. Stansly

Supplementing Native Sugarcane Borer Infestations by Artificial Infestation……….…….....................................................……62
W.H. White

Storm Surge from Hurricane Rita Affects Sugarcane Borer Pest Management in Louisiana….......................................................63
J. M. Beuzelin, T.E. Reagan, W. Akbar, H.J. Comier, and J.W. Flanagan.

Studies of Confirm Insecticide Resistance in the Sugarcane Borer………………....................................................……….….63
W. Akbar, J. Ottea, J.M. Beuzelin, and T.E. Reagan

 Comparison of Mill Mud, Soybean Cropping System, and Fertilizer Nutrient Sources for Sugarcane on a Sandy Soil...................64
R.A. Gilbert, D.R. Morris, R.E. Perdomo, G. Powell, B. Eiland, C.R. Rainbolt, and J.M. McCray

Sugarcane Plant Crop Response to Mill Mud, Compost, and a Water Absorbent Polymer on a Mineral Soil in Florida………….65
J. M. McCray, L. E. Baucum, S. Ji, and Y. Luo

 The Influence of Combine-residue Management on Surface Water Quality and Sugarcane Productivity…………..……...….…..65
H. Viator, L. Gaston, J. Flanagan, S. Hall, J. Hoy, T. Hymel, B. Legendre and J. Wang

Sugarcane Post-harvest Residue Retention and Certain Ripener Applications Reduce First and Second Ratoon Yields……….….66
R.P. Viator, R.M. Johnson, and E.P. Richard, Jr., H.L. Waguespack, and W. Jackson

The Use of Tiger 90CR™ Sulphur as a Carrier for Low Analysis Micronutrients Formulations…………......................……..…..67
J. Ivan

Estimation of Sugarcane Sucrose and Biomass Levels with Remote Sensing Techniques….....................................................…...68
R.M. Johnson, R.P. Viator, and E.P. Richard, Jr.

Allelopathic, Autotoxic, and Hormetic Effects of Post-harvest Sugarcane Residue………...................................................….….69
R.P. Viator, R.M. Johnson, C.C. Grimm, and E.P. Richard, Jr.

Identification of Molecular Markers Associated with Sugar Related Traits in Saccharum Species using Discriminant Analysis……69
S. Alwala, C. A. Kimbeng, J. C. Veremis, K. A. Gravois

Effectiveness of Reduced Phorate Rates for Wireworm Control in Sugarcane Grown in Mineral vs. Organic Soils…………..……70
G. S. Nuessly, N. A. Larsen, and N. El-Hout

Using Microsatellite DNA Markers to Determine the Genetic Identity of Parental Clones
used in the Louisiana Sugarcane Breeding Program…………...............................................................................................……71
Y.-B. Pan, B. E. Scheffler, and E. P. Richard, Jr.

The Impact of Breeding and Selection on Genetic Parameters in the Canal Point Sugarcane Breeding Program……………..……72
Serge J. Edm้, Andru Suman, Collins Kimbeng, and Jimmy Miller

LIST OF 2007 MANUFACTURING ABSTRACTS………………………………….................................................……74-78

Delivery and Processing Quality of Trash by Different Sugarcane Varieties…………….........................................................……74
G. Eggleston, M. Grisham, T. Tew, A. Antoine and R. Triche 

Impact of Subfreezing Temperatures on the 2006 Louisiana Sugarcane Harvest……........................................................……….74
B. Legendre, T. Tew, H. Birkett, G. Eggleston, C. Finger, and J. Stein 

Descaling of Mill Evaporators – Is Clarified Juice Softening a Good Option?.................................................................................76
V. Kochergin, J.F. Alvarez 

Why Aluminum?...........................................................................................................................................................................76
B. Aguilar and J. Amador 

Fuels from the Thermochemical Conversion of Sugarcane Bagasse………………...................................................…………….77
J.White and B. Stradi  

Ethanol Production from Lignocellulosics…………………………………………..................................................……………77
G. DeQueiroz and B. Stradi 

Louisiana Milling Results (2005 & 2006)……………………….……………….................................................………………78
H. Birkett and J. Stein 

Optimization of a-Amylase Application in U.S. Factories……..…………………..................................................…………….78
G. Eggleston, B. Montes, A. Monge, D. Guidry, and A. Antoine