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Yuba Kantel

Effect of Planting Date, Seed Treatment, and Cultivar on Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean

Article originally posted on Soybean Research & Information Initiative.  Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is caused by the soil-borne fungus Fusarium virguliforme. In North America, the disease was first recognized in 1971 in the southern United States, and since then has spread in range and intensity into all major soybean-growing regions of the U.S. and Ontario, Canada. Sudden death syndrome is difficult to manage. There are no soybean varieties completely resistant to SDS, although moderately resistant varieties are available. Planting moderately resistant varieties is the foundation of a SDS management strategy. With the support of the North Central Soybean Research [...]

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