Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-11-1998

Abstract

When soybeans start to emerge, a few of us may experience stand reductions caused by seedling diseases. Several fungi can cause stand establishment problems either before or after soybean emergence. Pythium, Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia, and Fusarium are fungi that cause seedling blight in Iowa. Research shows that the first three fungi account for about 90 percent of disease-related stand reduction problems in Iowa. Fusarium is a minor problem. Determining which fungi are the cause of a problem in a particular field is a main task of scouting.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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