Any disease requires three things to flourish: a viable host, suitable environmental conditions, and the presence of a pathogen. When we attempt to manage a disease, we must manage one of these three factors in order to be successful.
Categories: Agronomy, Agronomy Talk
Tags: Pythium, Phytophthora, seed, fusarium, seedling disease, disease management, root rot, stem rot
In the past week there have been reports of fields having plants that are dying. The plants below are a good example of what is being seen. The symptoms range from plants not growing or appearing to shrink since surrounding plants are growing, to the whorl of the plant being yellow or brown, and the lowest leaves being a dark green; to totally dead plants.
Categories: Agronomy, E Indiana, Ohio
Tags: Beck's, Agronomy Update, Ohio, E. Indiana, Mark Apelt, Crop Observations, Pythium, Breaking Necks in Soybeans, Soybean Replant