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  • This agronomic image shows a soybean field.

    Extend the Life of SCN-Resistant Soybean Varieties

    Caption: Use nematicide seed treatments and crop rotation in addition to planting SCN-resistant varieties to control SCN. Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most economically damaging soybean pest in the U.S., leading to yield losses as high as 30%. SCN causes extensive root damage, making plants more vulnerable to diseases such as sudden death syndrome (SDS).To protect your soybean fields from SCN, it’s important to manage it in multiple ways. Iowa State University says there…