Effects of host resistance and fertilizer applications on the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) and soybean yield
Sustainable Production
Lead Principal Investigator:
Senyu Chen, University of Minnesota
Co-Principal Investigators:
Bruce Potter, University of Minnesota
Gyles Randall, University of Minnesota
Jeff Vetsch, University of Minnesota
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The virulence level of SCN populations in Minnesota has increased dramatically in past years and about 71% of the SCN populations are able to reproduce on PI88788. Effectiveness of using resistant cultivars depends on the source of the resistance and HG type of SCN. Therefore it is important to determine the HG type in the field before selecting an appropriate SCN resistant cultivar for managing the nematode. The demand for HG testing and creating a better understanding of SCN population dynamics will increase in future years.

This project completes a number of objectives that were started last year and establishes a number of new objectives.

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