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.
Up until the past 10 days, the questions regarding diseases in soybean had been rather quiet. However, following the extended periods of cooler than normal weather conditions as well as […]
Continual rainfall in the past few days has farmers worried about disease problems in their rice crop, an LSU AgCenter plant pathologist said at rice field days held in Jefferson […]
In general, over the past several seasons, taproot decline has been observed extensively in the month of August.
Imitation has been the sincerest form of frustration for plant pathologist Tom Allen and other researchers investigating a new disease that’s being called soybean taproot decline. The Mississippi State University […]