Crops and Soils
Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) is a major fungal disease of soybean in the Midwest. SDS has been found in all counties in Iowa. The large amount of rain in 2015 encouraged SDS foliar symptoms. Yield loss associated with SDS was noted even when foliar symptoms were negligible.
Cianzio, Sylvia; Gebhart, Greg; Lundeen, Peter; and Budnik, Ryan
"Evaluation of Soybean Commercial Varieties for Sudden Death Syndrome in Southern Iowa 2015,"
Farm Progress Reports: Vol. 2015
, Article 70.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmprogressreports/vol2015/iss1/70