Event Title

Soybean Cyst Nematode

Start Date

19-12-1989 12:00 AM

Description

The damage caused by soybean cyst nematode led the Chinese to call it yellow dwarf disease of soybeans when it was first identified in China in 1915. Soybean cyst nematode was first reported in the United States in North Carolina in 1954. Since then it has been found in at least 26 midwestern and southeastern states. It was first found in Iowa in Winnebago County in 1978. Soybean cyst nematode has been confirmed in 46 Iowa counties- see map below.

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Dec 19th, 12:00 AM

Soybean Cyst Nematode

The damage caused by soybean cyst nematode led the Chinese to call it yellow dwarf disease of soybeans when it was first identified in China in 1915. Soybean cyst nematode was first reported in the United States in North Carolina in 1954. Since then it has been found in at least 26 midwestern and southeastern states. It was first found in Iowa in Winnebago County in 1978. Soybean cyst nematode has been confirmed in 46 Iowa counties- see map below.