Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-25-2009

Abstract

The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is widely considered the most damaging soybean pest in the Midwest. Effective long-term management of SCN requires thorough knowledge of SCN biology and use of field scouting, resistant soybean varieties, and nonhost crops in an integrated management approach. An all-day workshop focused on SCN will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in Ames. Topics of discussion at the workshop will include:

  • basic biology of SCN
  • how the nematode modifies living soybean cells to support itself
  • proper techniques for in-season scouting and soil sampling for SCN
  • integrated management of SCN to maintain profitable soybean production
  • how performance of SCN-resistant soybean varieties varies among SCN-infested fields

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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