Research Series 618
Summaries of Arkansas Cotton Research 2013
Derrick M. Oosterhuis, editor

Full volume

Cover and front matter

University of Arkansas Cotton Breeding Program: 2013 Progress Report
F.M. Bourland
Pages 17-19

Assessment of the Slow-Release Nitrogen Foliar Fertilizer Nitamin® in Comparison to Foliar Urea and Soil-Applied Nitrogen to the Yield of Field-Grown Cotton (Gossypium Hirsutum, L.)
J. Burke, D. Oosterhuis, and T. Raper
Pages 20-22

Cotton Response to Combinations of Urea and Environmentally Smart Nitrogen in an Arkansas Silt Loam
M. Mozaffari, N.A. Slaton, C.G. Herron, and S.D. Carroll
Pages 23-26

Analysis of Sensitivity of Two Canopy Nitrogen Stress Indices to Available Potassium and Variety
T.D. Coomer, D.M. Oosterhuis, T.B. Raper, L. Espinoza, C Pilon, and J.M. Burke
Pages 27-31

Comparison of Biochar Source on the Vegetative Development of Cotton Seedlings
J.M. Burke, D.E. Longer, and D.M. Oosterhuis
Pages 32-35

Increasing Water Use Efficiency for Sustainable Cotton Production
L. Espinoza, C. Henry, and M. Ismanov
pages 36-39

Final Irrigation Timing 2013 in Northeast Arkansas Cotton
T.G. Teague and M.L. Reba
Pages 40-46

Development and Testing of an Available Soil Moisture Index to Characterize Drought Stress
T.B. Raper, D.M. Oosterhuis, E.M. Barnes, P.J. Bauer, J.L. Snider, D.M. Dodds,
G.C. Collins, J. Whitaker, C.D. Monks, and M.A. Jones
Pages 47-53

Sensitivity of Two Inexpensive, Commercially Produced Soil Moisture Sensors to Changes in Water Content and Soil Texture
T.B. Raper, C. Henry, L. Espinoza, M. Ismanov, and D.M. Oosterhuis
Pages 54-59

Effect of Drought in the Osmotic Adjustment of Cotton Plants
C. Pilon, D.M. Oosterhuis, G. Ritchie, and E.A. de Paiva Oliveira
Pages 60-65

Development of a Solar Radiation Stress Index for Cotton
M.L. Reba and T.G. Teague
Pages 66-71

Effect of High Night Temperatures During the Vegetative Stage of Cotton
D.A. Loka and D.M. Oosterhuis
Pages 72-76

Plasma Membrane Stability During High Temperature Stress and Its Effect on Electron Transport
T. R. FitzSimons and D. M. Oosterhuis
Pages 76-79

Pollen Germination of Diverse Cotton Cultivars
M.M. Pretorius, D.M. Oosterhuis and T.R. FitzSimons
Pages 80-84

Leaf and Ovary Carbohydrate Adjustments During Heat Stress Before, During, and After Anthesis
T.R. FitzSimons and D.M. Oosterhuis
Pages 85-90

Evaluation of 1-Methylcyclopropene to Reduce Ethylene Driven Yield Reductions in Field-Grown Cotton
T.B. Raper, D.M. Oosterhuis, C. Pilon, J.M. Burke, and T. Coomer
Pages 91-95

An Arkansas Discovery Farm for Cotton: Nutrient and Sediment Losses in Runoff
M. Daniels, A. Sharpley, C. Henry, C. Hallmark, J. Hesselbein, and S. Hirsh
Pages 96-100

An Arkansas Discovery Farm for Cotton: Hydrological Inputs and Runoff
M. Daniels, A. Sharpley, C. Henry, J. Hesselbein, C. Hallmark, and S. Hirsh
Pages 101-105

Use of Fluridone for Season-Long Palmer amaranth Control
Z. Hill and J. Norsworthy
Pages 106-108

Factors Contributing to Cotton Injury from Soil-Applied Residual Herbicides
B.W. Schrage, J.K. Norsworthy, K.L. Smith, D.B. Johnson, M. Bagavathiannan, and D. Riar
Pages 109-114

Evaluation of Dual Magnum, Warrant, and Zidua Pre-emergence in Arkansas Cotton
R. Doherty, T. Barber, L. Collie, and J. Meier
Pages 115-119

Comparison of Herbicides Acetochlor, Metolachlor, and Pyroxasulfone Applied Post-Emergence to Cotton
L. Collie, T. Barber, R. Doherty, and J. Meier
Pages 120-122

Determining Relative Rainfastness of Insecticides Used for Control of Tarnished Plant Bug in Cotton
G.M. Lorenz III, G. Studebaker, N.M. Taillon, H.M. Chaney, D.L. Clarkson,
B.C. Thrash, L.R. Orellana Jiminez, and M.E. Everett
Pages 123-1`26

Effect of Timing and Duration of Two-Spotted Spider Mites Infestation on Cotton Growth and Yield
L.R. Orellana Jiminez Jimenez, G.M. Lorenz III, N.M. Taillon, W.A. Plummer, B.C. Thrash, D.L. Clarkson, and M.E. Everett
Pages 127-131

Tillage Effects on Abundance of Arthropods in Arkansas Cotton Fields: Pitfall Trap Studies
S. Kathiar, J. Lanza, T.G. Teague, and K. Neeley
Pages 132-138

Impact of Pre-Emergence Herbicide Application on Cotton with Selected Insecticide Seed Treatments
D.L. Clarkson, G.M. Lorenz, L.T. Barber, N.M. Taillon, B.C. Thrash, W.A. Plummer, M.E. Everett, and L.R. Orellana Jiminez
Pages 139-143

Efficacy of Dual Gene Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Cotton for Control of Bollworm, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie)
N.M. Taillon, Gus Lorenz, A. Plummer, M. Chaney, B.C. Thrash, D.L. Clarkson, L. Orellana Jiminez, and M. Everett
Pages 144-149

Efficacy of Selected Insecticide Seed Treatments for Control of Thrips in Arkansas, 2011-2013
W.A. Plummer, G.M. Lorenz III, N.M. Taillon, H.M. Chaney, D.L. Clarkson, B.C. Thrash, L.R. Orellana Jiminez, and M.E. Everett
Pages 150-155

Using Insecticide Mixes to Improve Tarnished Plant Bug Control
B.C. Thrash, G.M. Lorenz III, N.M. Taillon, W.A. Plummer, H.M. Chaney Jr., D.L Clarkson, M.E. Everett, and L. Orellana Jiminez
Pages 156-161

Managing Tarnished Plant Bug Populations in Cotton in Arkansas
L. Towles and G. Studebaker
Pages 162-166

Host-Plant Resistance to Tarnished Plant Bug in Arkansas: A Seven Year Summary
G.E. Studebaker and F.M. Bourland
Pages 167-172

Stocks-to-Use Response for Acreage Allocation of Arkansas Field Crops
A. Flanders
Pages 173-176

Cotton Advisor: An Android Application for Cotton Stakeholders
D. Saraswat
Pages 177-179

Appendix I
Student Theses and Dissertations Related to Cotton Research in Progress in 2013
Pages 180-181

Appendix II
Research and Extension 2013 Cotton Publications
Pages 182-190