Nick Tinsley

Seed Treatments in Continuous Soybean Production: Key Diseases to Consider

As plans begin to take shape for the 2019 growing season, it is important to consider how various cropping rotations might affect a grower’s risk level for various soybean diseases and what options are available to help preserve yield. If continuous soybean production is the goal, key diseases to consider include Phytophthora root and stem rot, and soybean cyst nematode. Through careful variety selection and the use of additional tools like seed treatments, yield loss caused by these diseases can be minimized. Phytophthora root and stem rot is caused by the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora sojae. Early symptoms may include [...]

By |December 27, 2018|

SCN and SDS – Two Soybean Pests Worthy of Your Attention

SCN and SDS represent large threats to soybean production in Illinois. Attend the upcoming webinar “Solutions to effectively manage SCN and SDS” sponsored by the Illinois Soybean Association and ILSoyAdvisor. Presenters will be Jason Bond, plant pathologist from Southern Illinois University and Nick Tinsley with Bayer Crop Science. Sudden death syndrome (SDS) and soybean cyst nematode (SCN) are two of the most economically significant diseases affecting soybeans grown in Illinois and throughout much of the Midwest. In fact, the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) and the pathogen that causes SDS (Fusarium virguliforme) have been documented in almost every state [...]

By |February 20, 2017|
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