Project Details:

Optimizing pest management in soybeans

Parent Project: Optimizing pest management in soybeans
Checkoff Organization:Iowa Soybean Association
Categories:Insects and pests, Soybean diseases
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Project Year:2010
Lead Principal Investigator:Alison Robertson (Iowa State University)
Co-Principal Investigators:
Leonor Leandro (Iowa State University)
Daren Mueller (Iowa State University)
Matthew O'Neal (Iowa State University)
Palle Pedersen (Iowa State University)
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Project Summary

The goal of this proposal is to optimize pest management in soybean by identifying and developing effective pest management options that ensure profitable and sustainable soybean production.

Project Objectives

1. Comparing new insecticide options for soybean aphid management within current recommendations.
2. Quantifying yield losses caused by foliar diseases of soybean in Iowa.
3. Determining the efficacy and economic benefits of fungicide/insecticide tank mixes in soybeans.
4. Characterizing the frequency and role of entomopathogenic fungi on soybean aphid populations in Iowa.

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