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Regional soybean study on integrated white mold management.

May 11, 2018 / Categories:

Minnesota soybean farmers would be wise to keep a lookout for white mold, one of the state’s leading yield-robbers. White mold is a perennial problem for growers in the upper Midwest; once it has occurred in a field, it becomes nearly impossible to eradicate.

A team of leading Midwest researchers is positing that a holistic approach combined with a host of management strategies, is the right direction to take in the battle against white hold.

Damon Smith, one of the authors of this research project, helped create a smartphone app designed to help farmers predict the need for a fungicide application to control white mold in soybean.

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