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  • Protect soybean root systems from sudden death syndrome

    Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is a soybean disease that has been detected in all major soybean-producing states and depending on the conditions, can cause significant damage. SDS is caused by the fungal pathogen Fusarium virguliforme, which infects seedlings as early as one week after emergence, when root systems are vulnerable. SDS is often identified in fields infested with soybean cyst nematode (SCN). SCN feed on the root systems, which make soybean plants more susceptible to…