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Pythium damping-off exhibiting a typical brownish water-soaked lesion on the hypocotyl and disintegrated secondary roots. (Sourced from aganytime.com)

Be Aware of Seedling Diseases This Year

With the weather we have been experiencing, it is not  uncommon for seedling disease to make an appearance. When corn and soybean seed remains under ground with cool, wet conditions, seedling blights from various fungi can invade. There are three seedling diseases we should look out for this year: pythium, fusarium and rhizoctonia. Some fields […]

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Fusarium root rot

Be on the lookout for these soybean seedling diseases

With the weather we have been experiencing and the saturated soil conditions we currently have, I have fielded several questions about the current state of the crop that is currently in the ground.

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