Posted 26 March 2015. PMN Crop News.
Sudden Death Syndrome
The Top Five Tips to Minimize Yield Loss
Source: United Soybean Board Press Release. www.unitedsoybean.org
Chesterfield, Missouri (March 17, 2015)--Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is now among the top yield-robbing diseases in soybeans in the United States.
“Variety selection plays an important role in the management of SDS,” says Leonor Leandro, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology at Iowa State University. “If farmers plant the most resistant varieties available, they are protecting their yields.”
To reduce yield loss from SDS, researchers offer these tips.
For more SDS information view Daren Mueller's Focus on Soybean webcast: Soybean Death Syndrome Management Update.