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Seedling diseases of soybeans

Soybeans grown in Delaware and Maryland can succumb to various diseases early in the growing season.  These diseases typically are favored by conditions that slow soybean emergence and favor pathogen growth, such as wet weather immediately following planting.   There are several pathogens that…


Intego seed treatment

  Intego® is a new seed treatment available from Valent that targets oomycete diseases.  This product contains the fungicide active ingredient, ethaboxam.  Ethaboxam is a new thiazole carboxamide (group 22) and is the first Phytophthora and Pythium seed treatment fungicide to be released…


Free online training for organic management of tomato and potato late blight

USABlight is a national project composed of 25 co-project directors representing potato and tomato growing regions in the eastern and western United States.  The project objective is to reduce losses to potato and tomato late blight by improving pathogen monitoring, host resistance, and…


Soybean seed treatments

 I have been asked about the effectiveness of seed treatments in soybean by several growers.  Are seed treatments useful?  As usual, the answer is, “It depends.”  Fungicide seed treatments can increase the germination of poor quality seed if the low quality is due…