A monster that lives by eating the dead is hiding underground, and it has developed a taste for soybeans. For the past two years, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station researchers have […]
Taproot decline (TRD) is appearing in more soybean fields at higher levels than in previous years based on recent observations in Alabama. Taproot decline is caused by the fungus Xylaria necrophora, […]
From the Crop Doctors’ Podcast studio in Stoneville, Tom and Jason discuss root diseases in soybean. They compare symptoms and techniques to diagnose taproot decline, sudden death syndrome, and southern […]
Trey Price with the LSU AgCenter sits down in the Crop Doctor’s Podcast studio in Stoneville to share his experiences with taproot decline of soybean in Louisiana.
University of Illinois Extension plant pathologist Nathan Kleczewski wants Midwest farmers to add two emerging soybean diseases to their lexicon this year: taproot decline and red crown rot. Taproot decline […]
Taproot decline (TRD) is a new disease to us in Tennessee and other states in the Southeast. A member of the genus (Xylaria) was first isolated from soybean in Ethiopia […]
Taproot decline (TRD) was detected in a soybean field near Belforest in Baldwin County this week. The disease, first detected in Alabama in 2016, has now been found in 21 […]
Superb sleuthing among plant pathologists in three states helped track down the culprit whose symptoms included soybean seedling death, yellow leaves and lower yields. Taproot decline, a disease first noticed […]
Calls regarding the observation of root diseases feel a little earlier than normal this year. Young soybean plants killed in small groups, or along a planted row are a common […]
Mississippi State University Extension Services have received lots of calls over the past several weeks regarding root rot or plants that appear to have sudden death syndrome.