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Sudden Death Syndrome Reported in Area Soybean Fields

Posted By Janna On August 23, 2013 @ 5:54 pm In Headline News | No Comments

Sudden death syndrome (SDS) attacks soybeans early in spring with the fungi Fusarium virguliforme. However, the symptoms become evident later in the season such as August.

The disease will start with yellow blotches then coalesce and cause yellow and brown areas between the leaf veins. The veins will remain green. The symptoms on the leaves are caused by a toxin produced by the fungus in infected roots. SDS is often

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