This will be our third year surveying soybean fields with seedling blight in an effort to identify what pathogen species contribute to stand loss in Iowa. This survey is part of multi-state projects funded by USDA NIFA and check-off funds from the United Soybean Board and the North Central Soybean Research Project. One goal of the research is to develop diagnostic kits that could be used to identify the causal organisms responsible for seedling blight in a field.
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Robertson, Alison E., "Wanted: Soybean Fields with Seedling Blight" (2013). Integrated Crop Management News. 39.
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