Frogeye Leaf Spot of Soybean
By Kiersten Wise, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor and Extension Field Crop Pathologist,
This presentation focuses on the foliar fungal pathogen Cercospora sojina, causal agent of frogeye leaf spot of soybean. Under favorable conditions, this disease can cause substantial yield loss and/or issues with seed quality in many soybean producing regions in the United States. This presentation will discuss the biology of the fungus and conditions that favor infection and disease development. Management options and current recommendations will also be presented.
Note: These presentations are best viewed at 1024 x 768 resolution. Best audio is achieved with a sound card and audio speakers/earphones. Download Adobe Flash Player if presentation is not viewable.
United Soybean Board (USB) farmer-leaders develop and maintain partnerships with U.S. land grant universities and U.S. ag-focused research organizations such as the Plant Management Network to increase the transfer of checkoff-funded applied and practical production research information to U.S. soybean farmers. USB neither recommends nor discourages the implementation of any advice contained herein, and is not liable for the use or misuse of the information provided.
All presentations published on The Plant Management Network reflect individual views of the author/presenter(s) and are not an official position of The Plant Management Network or the author/presenter(s)' affiliated institutions, companies, or organizations. No endorsement of products or companies, institutions, or organizations is intended, nor is criticism implied of those not mentioned. Individuals using agricultural products or any products referenced by The Plant Management Network or its partners, sponsors, or advertisers, should ensure that the intended use complies with current regulations and laws, as well as conforms to the product label.