Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is a devastating pathogen in soybeans. Researchers are now able to watch the genomes of worm populations change in response to their soybean hosts. Information on the SCN genome as well as new strategies for utilizing native genes to combat SCN that has evolved to overcome current genetic resistance mechanisms such as those found in PI 88788 and Peking will be presented. Click here to register for this webinar on March 14th.


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About the Author: Kelsey Litchfield

Kelsey Litchfield is the Agronomic Outreach Specialist for the Illinois Soybean Association. In her role, she manages ILSoyAdvisor media platforms and assists the agronomy team with events and field days. A native of Rio, IL, Kelsey earned her bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2017 where she double majored in Agricultural Communications and Broadcast Journalism.

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