Diseases Affecting Soybean Production

Nathan Kleczewski, Extension Specialist – Plant Pathology; nkleczew@udel.edu; @Delmarplantdoc Diseases significantly impact soybean production throughout the United States. In Delaware, diseases such as Soybean Cyst Nematode, Root Knot Nematode, and stem canker can cause significant annual yield losses. Plant pathologists… Continue Reading

University of Delaware Will Not Offer an Open Nematode Assay Service in 2017

The University of Delaware will not offer an open nematode assay service in 2017. Growers and other professionals with urgent issues can contact their local extension agriculture agent or Dr. Nathan Kleczewski at 302-300-6962 or nkleczew@udel.edu for assistance with nematode… Continue Reading

Soybean Nematodes and Other Diseases Present Now

Nathan Kleczewski, Extension Specialist – Plant Pathology; nkleczew@udel.edu Soybean Nematodes Damage from Root knot nematode (RKN) (Figure 1) and Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) (Figure 2) are fairly evident in some fields right now. Figure 1. Galls from Root Knot Nematode… Continue Reading