Fighting Phytophthora in Soybeans
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Phytophthora root and stem rot is a common disease in soybeans. It is caused by a fungal pathogen, Phytophthora sojae (P. sojae), which is prevalent in poorly drained soils with high clay content, Ohio and eastern Indiana are known for such soils. Damage can occur early in the season in the form of seed rot and damping off, or later in the season as a root and stem rot.

 

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