Plant & Soil Health: Know How Treatments Protect Against Early Season Threats

SITUATION Seed treatments are valuable tools for protecting soybean genetic yield potential against a wide range of insects and diseases that threaten early growth. With so many seed treatment options, it is important to understand how each one works to protect your soybean crop. FACTORS TO CONSIDER Field disease history Planting date Pest pressure Planting populations Tillage practices ACTION PLAN FUNGICIDES. These benefit soybeans planted in cool, wet soils, minimum-till or no-till systems, continuous soybean fields and in fields with history of disease. These conditions encourage the growth of Fusarium, Phomopsis, Pythium, Phytophthora and Rhizoctonia, which affect seed germination and emergence. Contact [...]

By |November 25, 2014|
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