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Loren Giesler

Conditions Favorable for Early to Mid Season Soybean Diseases

With consistent moisture in many parts of the state, we continue to see some fields developing disease problems. Fields vary significantly in growth stage with most in the later vegetative stages with flowering close to full bloom in some. The main water-favored disease present in warmer soils is Phytophthora which is showing up in several fields. If moisture and warmer temperatures continue, we expect to see more Phytophthora in fields with a history of this disease. At this time in the season there are no treatments for phytophthora. The only action is to ensure the crop does not undergo any [...]

By |July 16, 2015|
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