American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists

Winners of the
Denver T. Loupe
Best Presentation and Best Poster Awards
 

Previous 'Best Paper & Poster' Awards

Year Session Author Title
2016 Agricultural Session I A. Gutierrez, J. Hoy, C. Kimbeng, M. Pontif, and N. Baisakh Development of Functional Markers for Resistance to Leaf Scald in Sugarcane
2016 Manufacturing Session I C. Bouché Optimisation of Massecuite Production Through The Utilisation of On-Line Hd Video Pan Cameras
2016 Poster Session
Agriculture
S. Sanjel, M. Hincapie, S. Sood, J. Comstock, R. Raid, and P. Rott Evidence for Variation in Aggressiveness of the Sugarcane Orange Rust Pathogen in Florida
2016 Poster Session
Manufacturing

I. Lima, G. Eggleston, E. Sarir, C. Donado, J. Thompson, and E. St. Cyr

Mechanism of Removal of Undesirable Residual Amylase, Insoluble Starch, and Select Colorants from Refinery Streams by Powdered Activated Carbons
2016 Agricultural Session II

H. Sandhu, M. Singh, and M. Vuyyuru

Yield Decline in Successively Planted Sugarcane in Florida Histosols
2016 Agricultural Session III
Grad Students
W. Boukari, C. Kaye, C. Wei, M. Hincapie, L. Davis, M. Irey, C. LaBorde, and P. Rott Effect of Sugarcane Yellow Leaf Virus on Yields of Three Commercial Sugarcane Cultivars Grown on Organic and Mineral Soils in Florida
2016 Manufacturing Session II A. Katryan, B. McManus, N. Haigh and  G. Grimwood The Use of Decanters for Processing Juice Clarifier Muds at US Sugar
 
2015 Agricultural Session I

P. P. McCord, N. Glynn, and J. Comstock

Identifying Markers for Resistance to Orange Rust (Puccinia kuehnii) via Selective Genotyping and Capture Sequencing
2015 Manufacturing Session I

S. Boone, E. St. Cyr, B. Montes, K. Pontif, G. Eggleston, and M. Wright

Are Biocides Effective in Louisiana Mills?

2015 Poster Session I. Lima, P. White and T. Klasson Economic Products Derived from Sugarcane Trash and Bagasse
2015 Agricultural Session II X. Yang, S. Sood, N. Glynn, J. Comstock, and J. Wang Mapping Orange Rust Resistance Genes in Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.)
2015 Agricultural Session III M. Selim, A. Newman,  L. Zhang, A. Arceneaux, B. Tubana, and L. A. Gaston Distributions of Carbon and Nitrogen in Soil Profiles Under Different Sugarcane Managements
2015 Manufacturing Session II A. Katryan, B. McManus, R. Blunt, J. LePage and P. Kincaid Evaporators Descaled with EDTA – a Season’s Experience
 
2014 Agricultural Session I A. L. Hale Impacts of the Basic Breeding Program.
2014 Manufacturing Session I B. Legendre, H. Birkett, K. Gravois, H. Waguespack, M. Duet, E. Dufrene, W. Jackson, and J. Stein Managing Damaging Freeze Events in Louisiana Sugarcane.
2014 Poster Session H. Sandhu and M. Singh Effects of Reduced or No-Tillage on Sugarcane Growth and Yield in Organic Soils of Florida.
2014 Agricultural Session II P. McCord and A. Migneault Genotyping Sugarcane for the Bru1 Locus Using Unlabeled Probe Melting.
2014 Agricultural Session III M. T. VanWeelden, B,. E. Wilson, J. M. Beuzelin, T. E. Reagan, and M. O. Way Pest Status and Management of the Mexican Rice Borer.
 
2013 Agricultural Session I R. N. Raid, J. C. Comstock, and S. Sood Sugarcane Orange Rust in Florida: Its History, Current Status, and Management
2013 Manufacturing Session H. Birket and J. Stein Preliminary Investigation of Filter Station Operations.
2013 Poster Session A. Parco, A. Hale, C. Kimbeng, J. Hoy, and N. Baisakh Frequency of Brown Rust Resistance Gene Bru1 in the Germplasm Collection of the Louisiana Sugarcane Breeding Program.
2013 Agricultural Session II M. McCray and K. Morgan Sugarcane Yield and Water Quality Impact of Vinasse from Ethanol Production Used for Sugarcane Fertilization.
2013 Agricultural Session III A. T. Showler Mexican Rice Borer: Five Potential Mechanisms for Resistance Discovered.
 
2012 Agricultural Session I D. C. Odero, R. Cherry, and D. G. Hall Host Plants of the Sugarcane Root Weevil in Florida Sugarcane
2012 Manufacturing Session H. Birkett and J. Stein Entrainment Losses in Louisiana Sugar Factories
2012 Agricultural Session II N.C Glynn, J. C. Comstock, and K. McCorkie Screening for resistance to Brown Rust of Sugarcane: Use of Bru1 resistance gene prospects and challenges.
2011 Agricultural Session I J. L. Griffin, M. E. Salassi, J. R. Mite, J. M. Boudreaux and M. A. Deliberto Efficacy and Economics of Bermudagrass Control Programs in Fallowed Sugarcane Fields 
2011 Manufacturing Session M. McKee, R. Triche, M.A. Godshall, and C. Richard  Measuring Starch in the Raw Sugar Factory
2011 Poster Session R. P. Viator, R. M. Johnson and E. P. Richard, Jr. Effects of Cultivation Frequency on Sugarcane Yields
2011 Agricultural Session II H. Waguespack, Jr., W. Jackson, N. Blackwelder, R. Viator and M. Salassi Improved Efficiency from Mechanical Planter Modifications  
2011 Agricultural Session III    
 
2010 Agricultural Session I G. S.   Nuessly, J. C. Comstock, D. Zhao, R. W. Davidson, C. Welbourne, and R. Ochoa Sugarcane Rust Mite, Abacarus Sacchari: an Old World Pest attacking  Sugarcane in the Now World
2010 Agricultural Session II K. Gravois, M. Pontif, K. Bischoff, T. E. Regean, J. Hoy, and C. Kimbeng L 01-299 - A New Sugarcane Variety for Louisiana
2010 Manufacturing Session V. Kochergin, and C. Gaudet New Approach to Fluid Distribution in the Industrial Clarifiers
2010 Agricultural Session III J. M. Shine, Jr., R. A. Gilbert, and J. W. Jones Improving Estimation of Commercial Sugarcane yields in South Florida
2010 Agricultural Session IV R. N. Raid, J. C. Comstock, N. C. Glynn A comparison of Orange Rust Epidemics in Florida During 2008 and 2009 and Their Influence on Yield
 

2009

Agricultural Session

R. N. Raid, J. C. Comstock, N. C. Glynn

Evaluation of Fungicides for Control of Orange Rust on Sugarcane

2009

Manufacturing Session

J. F. Alvarez, A. Salido, T. Johnson, T. Carreja

Improvements in Clarification and Scaling Problems with Ho Liming

2009

Agricultural Session I

C. J. Hu, W. Davidson, H. Hou, M. S. Irey, J. Comstock and N. Glynn

Use of a Remote Controller Plane to Identify Cold Tolerant Clones from Early Stages of a Selection Program

2009

Agricultural Session II

R. A. Gilbert, G. Kingston, K. Morgan, R. W. Rice, L. Baucum, J. M. Shine, F. Subiros

Effect of Harvest Method on Microclimate and Sugarcane Yield in Florida and Costa Rica

 

2008

Agricultural Session

C. A. Kimbeng, M. M. Zhou, J. A. daSilva and W. H. White

Violation of Assumptions in Analysis of Variance Obscure Interpretation of Binary Data:  The Case for Cross Resistance in Sugarcane to the Sugarcane and Mexican Rice Borers

 2008

Manufacturing Session

B. Eiland and S. Clarke

Energy Requirements for Shredding Cane and Grassy Biomass

 2008

Agricultural Session I

B. Glaz and M. Kang

Sugarcane Genotype Selection Using GGE Biplot Analysis for Comparing Location Contributions

 2008

Agricultural Session II

N. M. El-Hout

Response to Sugarcane and Mill Mud Applications on a Sandy Soil

 

2007

Agricultural Session

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

Can Barn Owls Reduce Rodent Abundance in Sugarcane?

 2007

Manufacturing Session

B. Legendre, T. Tew, H. Birkett, G. Eggleston, C. Finger and J. Stein

Impact on Subfreezing Temperatures on the LA Sugarcane Harvest

 2007

Agricultural Session I

J. M. Beuzelin, T. E. Reagan, W. Akbar, H. J. Cormier and J. W. Flanagan

Storm Surge from Hurricane Rita Affects Sugarcane Borer pest Management in Louisiana

 2007

Agricultural Session II

R. A. Gilbert, D. R. Morris, R. E. Perdomo, G. Powell, B. Eiland, C. R. Rainbolt and J. M. McCrary

Comparison of Mill Mud, Soybean Cropping System, and Fertilizer Nutrient Sources for Sugarcane on a Sandy Soil

2007

Poster-Agricultural

G. S. Nueslly

Effectiveness of Reduced Phorate Rates for Wireworm Control in Sugarcane Grown in Mineral vs. Organic Soils

 
2006

Agricultural Session

R. A. Gilbert, C. R. Rainbolt, and Dr. R. Morris Sugarcane Yield and Morphological Responses to Long-Term Flooding
2006

Manufacturing Session

H. S. Birkett and J. Stein Energy Self-sufficiency and Co-generation in Louisiana Cane Sugar Factories
2006

Agricultural Session I

P. Stansly and R. Cherry Wireworm Populations and Their Control in Sand and Muck Soils in South Florida
2006

Agricultural Session II

K. Gravois, K. Bischoff, T. E. Reagan, J. Hoy and C. Kimbeng L99-226 and L99-233 – Two New Sugarcane Varieties for the Louisiana Sugar Industry
 
2005 Agricultural Session E.O. Dufrene Jr., R.P. Viator, D.D. Garrison, T.L. Tew, and E.P. Richard Jr. The Effect of Planting Date and Planting Method on Louisiana Sugarcane Varieties
2005 Manufacturing Session P. W. Rein, D.J. Muzzel, and N. Dolan The Use of a Coriolis Flow Meter for Measuring Molasses Production in a Sugar Mill
2005 Agricultural Session I F.P.F. Reay-Jones, T.E. Reagan, L.T. Wilson, A.T. Showler, B.L. Legendre, and M.O. Way Response of the Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to Drought-stressed Sugarcane
2005 Agricultural Session II B.L. Legendre, K.A. Gravois, K.P. Bischoff, and J.L. Griffin Ripening Sugarcane for Early Factory Starts
2005 Poster-Agricultural R. P. Viator, R.M. Johnson, and E.P. Richard Jr.  Autotoxic and Allelopathic Activity of Post-Harvest Residue
 
2004 Agricultural Session Dolen Morris and P.Y.P. Tai Root Characteristics and Dry Yields of Sugarcane Due to Water Table Depth
2004 Manufacturing Session Scott Stroup Compressed Air Energy Savings in Sugar Cane Processing 
2004 Agricultural Session I Jorge da Silva and W. White Breeding Sugarcane for Mexican Rice Borer Resistance
2004 Agricultural Session II E. P. Richard, Jr. Johnsongrass Effects on Sugarcane Growth and Chopper Harvester Efficiency
2004 Poster-Manufacturing Gillian Eggleston Easy and Uniform Measurement of the Activity of Dextranase at the Sugarcane Factory or Refinery
2003 Agricultural Session D. G. Hall and M. K. Simms Laboratory Screening of Insecticides for Preventing Injury by the Wireworm Melanotus communis (Coleoptera:  Elateridae) to Germinating Sugarcane
2003 Manufacturing Session D. F. Day and C. Chung Glucooligosaccharides from Leuconostoc mesenteroides B-742, a New Prebiotic
2003 Posters M. P. Grisham, Y. B. Pan, and E. O. Dufrene A Potential New Strain of Sorghum Mosaic Virus in Louisiana
2003 Agricultural Session I R. A. Gilbert, J. M. Shine Jr., R. W. Rice, and J. D. Miller The Effect of Location, Cultivar and Time of Harvest on Sugarcane Yields in South Florida
2003 Agricultural Session II B. J. Viator, C. Viator, W. Jackson, H. Waguespack, and E. P. Richard Jr. Evaluation of Potassium-based Ripeners as an Alternative to Glyphosate and the Effects of 2,4-D on Herbicial Cane Ripening
2002 Agricultural Session H. Waguespack, Jr., W. Jackson, B. Viator and C. Viator The Effect of Combine Speed on Cane Quality at Alma Plantation in 2001
2002 Manufacturing Session T. D. Endres    Experiences with Unwashed Cane at Raceland   
2002 Agricultural Session M. P. Grisham Molecular Identification of Virus Isolates Causing Mosaic in Louisiana Sugarcane
2002 Manufacturing Session J. A. DaSilva Development of Microsatellite Markers from Sugarcane Resistance Related Genes
2001 Manufacturing Session V. Singleton A New Polarimetric Method for the Analysis of Dextran and Sucrose
2001 Agricultural Session Greg Nuessly Feeding Effects of Yellow Sugarcane Aphid on Sugarcane
2001 Manufacturing Session N. Swift Heat Transfer Devices
2001 Agricultural Session M. E. Salassi Economically Optimal Crop Cycle Length for Major Sugarcane Varieties in Louisiana
2000 Agricultural Session E.P. Richard, Jr. Weed and Sugarcane Response to CGA 362622: A Potential Herbicide for Louisiana
2000 Manufacturing Session M. Damms and B. Anderson Potential Sucrose Losses in Clarifier Mud and Mud Filtrate
2000 Agricultural Session K.P. Bischoff, K.A. Gravois, H.P. Schexnayder and G.L. Hawkins The Effect of Harvest Method and Plot Size on Sugarcane Yield
2000 Agricultural Session C. LaBorde, K. Gravois and K. Bischoff Fertilizer Effects of Older Sugarcane Ratoon Crops in Louisiana
1999 Agricultural Session Y. B. Pan, B. L. Legendre and D. M. Burner Marker-assisted sugarcane breeding
1999 Manufacturing Session G. Eggleston Efficiency of hot versus cold lime clarification in Louisiana raw sugar manufacture
1999 Agricultural Session J. L. Griffin, B. J. Viator, P. A. Clay and J. M. Ellis Johnsongrass control using Roundup-Ready soybean technology in fallowed sugarcane fields
1999 Agricultural Session R. W. Rice and F. T. Izuno Phosphorus load reductions under BMP's for EAA sugarcane
1998 Agricultural Session J. P. Bond, E. C. McGawley, J. W. Hoy and M. J. Pontif The effects of nematode and pythium interrelationships on sugarcane in Louisiana
1998 Manufacturing Session B. L. Legendre, M. P. Grisham, M. A. Clarke and M. A. Godshall Sugarcane agriculture:  impact on processing
1998 Agricultural Session J. Hoy, Z. Yin, L. Rodriguez, C. Richard, W. Jackson and H. Waguespack Comparison of billet and whole stalk planting
1998 Manufacturing Session D. Day and L. Plhak Dextran analysis:  current technology, future prospects
1997 Agricultural Session David G. Hall Seasonal activity of adult lesser cornstalk borers (Elasmopalpus lignosellus) and sugarcane borers (Diatraea saccharalis) based on pheromone trapping in Florida
1997 Manufacturing Session Harold Birkett and Jeanie Stein Summary of milling studies in Louisiana (1992-1996)
1997 Manufacturing Session B. L. Legendre and E. P. Richard, Jr. Post-harvest management of billeted cane for optimal cane and juice quality
1997 Agricultural Session P. A. Clay, J. L. Griffin, C. R. Grymes and J. Cabiness Spray droplet size of herbicides and herbicide/adjuvant combinations
1996 Manufacturing Session Les A. Edye, Margaret A. Clarke and Jane A. Kitchar Effects of treatment of syrups with a new dextranase (Chaetomium gracile)
1996 Agricultural Session M. S. Irey, L. E. Baucum, K. S. Derrick, B. E. Lockhart and K. L. Manjunath Incidence of the lutevirus associated with yellow leaf syndrome in Florida commercial varieties
1996 Manufacturing Session B. L. Legendre, M. A. Godshall and X. M. Miranda Contribution of field soil and cane trash to sugarcane juice color
1996 Agricultural Session W. H. White Revisiting crop loss to sugarcane borer
1995 Manufacturing Session J. C. McBurney Emissions control design criteria for bagasse fired boilers
1995 Agricultural Session Michael J. Davis, Phillip Rott and Dean W. Gabriel Development of a PCR assay for diagnosis of leaf scald disease in sugarcane
1995 Agricultural Session Charley Richard, Wendall Jackson, Herman Waguespack, Jr., Donnie D. Garrison and Kenneth L. Quebedeaux Outfield variety tests:  more than just yields
1995 Agricultural Session Herman Waguespack, Jr., Ray Ricaud and Allen Arceneuux The effect of shavers, diggers, and rolling cultivators on the development and yield of sugarcane stubble in Louisiana
1994 Agricultural Session D. L. Anderson, J. D. Miller, G. H. Korndorfer and J. M. Shine, Jr. Florida sugarcane production (1928-1994) and the importance of cultivar development
1994 Manufacturing Session Benjamin L. Legendre Field soil, sediment correction and sugar yield
1994 Agricultural Session F. A. Martin, K. P. Bishop and S. Milligan LCP86-454 - a new sugarcane variety for Louisiana
1994 Manufacturing Session Saul Herscovici Hi horsepower planetary gear boxes for reduced cost and improved efficiency in sugarcane mill applications