New resources to control Cercospora diseases of soybean in Arkansas
Sustainable Production
Crop protectionDiseaseField management
Parent Project:
This is the first year of this project.
Lead Principal Investigator:
Scott Monfort, University of Arkansas
Co-Principal Investigators:
Burton Bluhm, University of Arkansas
Project Code:
Contributing Organization (Checkoff):
Institution Funded:
Brief Project Summary:

To reduce the impact of Cercospora diseases on soybean production in Arkansas the research team will:
~ Determine the extent to which fungicide resistance is present in Arkansas and assess the potential impact on production.
~ Develop a rapid DNA-based assay to identify fungicide resistance.
~ Define the diversity of pathogen populations in Arkansas. and
~ Identify new sources of genetic resistance to frogeye leaf spot and leaf blight.

Unique Keywords:
#soybean diseases
Information And Results
Final Project Results

The United Soybean Research Retention policy will display final reports with the project once completed but working files will be purged after three years. And financial information after seven years. All pertinent information is in the final report or if you want more information, please contact the project lead at your state soybean organization or principal investigator listed on the project.