Crop Minutes: Goss's Wilt and Soybean Cyst Nematode Scouting

June 28, 2011

Alison Robertson, ISU Extension plant pathologist, found symptoms of Goss's wilt in a west central Iowa field, a field with a history of the disease. During the June 27, 2011 Crop Minute, she tells how to identify the disease and actions to take to management Goss's wilt. While there is no rescue treatment for the disease, she recommends steps to take to identify Goss's wilt and  management actions to consider.

Greg Tylka, ISU Extension nematologist, says it is time to start scouting for soybean cyst nematode. The little white females have been found on soybean roots during the latter part of June.

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Alison Robertson Associate Professor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology

Dr. Alison Robertson is an associate professor of plant pathology and microbiology. She provides extension education on the diagnosis and management of corn and soybean diseases. Her research interests include Pythium seedling disease of corn and soybean and Goss's wilt. Dr. Robertson receiv...