Midwest Farmers: 2 Southern Soybean Diseases Moving Your Way – DTN

🕔Apr 25, 2019University 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 […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Taproot Decline – A New Disease to Deal With

🕔Sep 17, 2018Taproot 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 […]

Alabama Soybeans: Taproot Decline Continues to Spread

🕔Aug 30, 2018Taproot 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 […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Unraveling the Mysteries of Taproot Decline

🕔Jul 24, 2018Superb 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 […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Southern Blight and Taproot Rot

🕔May 22, 2018Calls 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 Soybeans: Taproot Decline, Sudden Death Syndrome More Active Than Normal

🕔Jul 3, 2017Mississippi 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.

Mississippi Soybeans: Rains Cause Uptick in Disease Occurence

🕔Jun 20, 2017Up 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 […]

Louisiana Rice: Disease Showing Up – Time for Fungicides

🕔Jun 1, 2017Continual 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 […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Scout Fields for Taproot Decline, Rootknot Nematodes

🕔Aug 3, 2016In general, over the past several seasons, taproot decline has been observed extensively in the month of August.

Soybeans: New Taproot Decline Disease Hurting South – DTN

🕔Dec 22, 2015Imitation 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 […]

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