Start Date

19-12-1989 12:00 AM

Description

Phomopsis seed decay, caused by the fungus Phomopsis longicolla is a major problem to soybean seed producers, because of adverse effects on seed germination. Control can be achieved by application of benzimidazole fungicides to the growing seed crop. Very often, the disease is not severe enough to justify application costs. A predictive method. therefore, was developed to identify fields that should be sprayed.

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Dec 19th, 12:00 AM

Pod Test for Phomopsis Seed Decay of Soybean

Phomopsis seed decay, caused by the fungus Phomopsis longicolla is a major problem to soybean seed producers, because of adverse effects on seed germination. Control can be achieved by application of benzimidazole fungicides to the growing seed crop. Very often, the disease is not severe enough to justify application costs. A predictive method. therefore, was developed to identify fields that should be sprayed.