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‘Sugarbeet Production Guide App’ is Available – For Free (05/24/18)

The Sugarbeet Production Guide app provides useful information to assist North Dakota and Minnesota sugarbeet growers in making timely management decisions.

 

 ‘Sugarbeet Production Guide App’ is Available – For Free

The Sugarbeet Production Guide app provides useful information to assist North Dakota and Minnesota sugarbeet growers in making timely management decisions. The ‘Sugarbeet App’ brings critical information about sugarbeet cultivation, from seed to harvest, at your fingertips. The ‘Sugarbeet App’ was developed by Drs. Kishore Chittem and Mohamed Khan. It is now available for free at the Apple Store and the following link: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=1369831563

Key features:

  • Up-to-date information from NDSU and University of Minnesota researchers
  • Fertility requirement
  • Seeding rate and plant stand calculator
  • Seed size specifications
  • Planter maintenance checklist
  • Effectiveness of herbicides at controlling different weeds
  • Herbicide data, rotation restrictions and carryover
  • Herbicide combinations
  • Glyphosate acid equivalent rate calculator
  • Visual symptoms of major diseases of sugarbeet and their management
  • Fungicides labeled for use on sugarbeet
  • Access to NDAWN Cercospora Infection Values
  • Insect pests of sugarbeet and their management
  • Insecticides labeled for sugarbeet
  • Sugarbeet root maggot Growing Degree Days
  • Offline access to NDSU Sugarbeet Extension Bulletins
  • Forms for recording field activities
  • Direct access by e-mail and telephone of personnel from Universities and sugar companies involved with sugarbeet

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For more information on the ‘Sugarbeet Production Guide App’, contact us at:

 

 

Mohamed Khan

Professor & Extension Sugarbeet Specialist

NDSU & U of MN

701-231-8596 (Office); 218-790-8596 (Cell)

 

Kishore Chittem

Post Doctoral Research Associate

North Dakota State University

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