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Update – Management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in soybean using the biofungicides Coniothyrium minitans and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

May 5, 2022

Two biofungicides, Coniothyrium minitans and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, are currently available and labeled to limit or suppress S. sclerotiorum in soybean. These biofungicides can be applied…

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2022 Spring Poster Presentations

April 29, 2022

Great representation of our field crop pathology graduate research projects at the Purdue Ag and Engineering Convergence Networking Event.

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Statewide survey of Quinone Outside Inhibitor (QoI) fungicide resistant populations of frogeye leaf spot (Cercopsora sojina) in Indiana 

April 29, 2022

By Kaitlin Waibel Quinone outside Inhibitor (QoI) fungicides are effective against a wide range of pathogens on many crop species including C. Sojina in soybeans.…

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Statewide survey of tar spot (Phyllachora maydis) distribution and intensity in Indiana 

April 29, 2022

By Kaitlin Waibel In 2018, tar spot was the third highest yield reducing disease of corn despite only being confirmed in only six states, but…

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Field scale fungicide timing and efficacy trials for corn and soybean diseases in Indiana 

April 29, 2022

By Kaitlin Waibel Farmers use financial risk assessment to justify foliar fungicide applications, but yield losses and pesticide overuse can result from producers applying using…

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Graduate Ag Research Spotlight – Tiffanna Ross

October 1, 2020

https://ag.purdue.edu/arge/Pages/Spotlight-Ross.aspx

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Managing corn tar spot in northern Indiana.

April 27, 2020

Tar spot is a foliar disease of corn that has emerged as a dire economic threat to the United States Corn Belt. Tar spot is caused…

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Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS): Integrated Management Tactics for SDS, FvTox1 Expression and SDS Hyperspectral Sensing

April 27, 2020

Soybean Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is known to be one of the most yield limiting soybean diseases in the United States. SDS is caused by…

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Quinone outside inhibitors (QoI) fungicide resistance in frogeye leaf spot of soybean in Indiana.

April 24, 2020

Frogeye leaf spot (FLS) is caused by the fungal pathogen Cercospora sojina Hara., and reduces soybean yields in most of the major soybean-producing countries in…

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Management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in soybean using the biofungicides Coniothyrium minitans and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens

April 22, 2020

Sclerotinia sclerotiorum is a soilborne pathogen of soybean that causes Sclerotinia stem rot, alternatively called white mold. Sclerotinia stem rot can cause significant yield losses…

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