CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN BSR AND SDS?

Feb 19, 2021


Can you distinguish the symptoms of sudden death syndrome (SDS) from those of brown stem rot (BSR) on a soybean plant? Jeff Osterhaus, technical seed agronomist with Winfield United, explains the visual symptomatology of the two diseases (see video) which appear very similar on the soybean leaves. "We saw quite a bit of BSR and a little bit of SDS in Federated's geography last year," said Kevin Carlson, Federated's agronomy sales manager. Managing control for the two diseases is very different so it's important to make the distinction. Talk to your Federated Agronomist with questions.

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