Sudden Death Syndrome – Identification and Management
Thursday, February 25, 2016
By: Loren J. Giesler and Kyle C. Broderick - University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Sudden death syndrome is a soil-borne fungal disease caused by Fusarium virguliforme. Spread throughout the soybean producing states, the fungus overwinters in soybean residue and soil. Spores are survival structures that can withstand freezing and a variety of environmental condition for many years. When temperatures start to increase, the spores germinate and infect soybean roots.
Learn how to identify and manage the disease: http://extensionpublications.unl.edu/assets/pdf/g2243.pdf