Colin Dutcheshen

Controlling SDS: What are your options?

Biologicals are a valuable tool today in preventing Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS). “SDS and white mold are two significant fungal diseases in soybean production in the U.S., affecting 40 to 50 million acres in the north-central region.  Yield losses can be as high as 50 percent in fields having severe infestation.  Outbreaks of the two diseases occur in seasons with different temperatures.  Therefore, these two diseases threaten the sustainable production of soybean in the North Central Region,” explained Dr. X.B. Yang, Iowa State University. To date, SDS (caused by Fusarium virguliforme) remains one of the major yield robbing diseases [...]

By |August 25, 2017|
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