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  • An agronomic image showing the effects of sudden death syndrome on soybean plants.

    Sudden Death Syndrome Could Strike Early-Planted Soybeans

    Soybeans infected with SDS Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is one of the most destructive soybean diseases, affecting the majority of soybean-growing areas. SDS is often found in fields also infested with soybean cyst nematode (SCN), because SCN feeding causes root damage and creates gateways for this pathogen to infect the plant. SDS is caused by the soil-dwelling fungus Fusarium virguliforme and flourishes in cool, moist conditions, putting early-planted soybeans at risk. Although early-planted soybean fields…

An agronomic picture of soybean insects and diseases.
An agronomic photo showing wheat diseases.