Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-23-2001

Abstract

Soil moisture in many regions of Iowa is at field capacity or more so planting will occur in wet soils this spring. Wet soils increase the risk of damping-off in soybean by the fungi Phytophthora and Pythium. Seedling disease concerns are further compounded this year by low-to-poor seed quality. If damping-off occurs this year, growers may have difficulty finding soybean seed for replanting and may want to consider the following strategies for controlling Phytophthora and Pythium damping-off.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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