The Crop Protection Network (CPN) produces unbiased, collaborative outputs on important issues affecting field crops in the United States and Canada. The CPN is a product of Land Grant Universities.
Septoria brown spot is the most common foliar disease of soybean. Disease develops soon after planting and is usually present throughout the growing season. Symptoms are typically mild during vegetative growth stages of the crop and progress upward from lower leaves during grain fill. Infected young plants have purple les... Read More
Foliar symptoms of sudden death syndrome are a result of a toxin, produced by the fungus, moving from roots to the leaves. Foliar symptoms rarely appear until after flowering. Leaves of infected plants initially show scattered yellow spots between leaf veins. Spots grow to form large chlorotic and necrotic bl... Read More
Bacterial blight is usually one of the first foliar diseases to occur on soybean. Bacterial blight seldom causes serious yield loss. Symptoms usually begin in the upper canopy because young leaves are most susceptible. Small, angular, reddish-brown lesions are surrounded by a yellow halo. As the disease progresses, l... Read More
A new smartphone application, ‘Sporecaster,’ is now available for free download on both Android and... Read More
Important updates have been made to the multi-state and international collaborative database, the Cr... Read More
Farmers and agribusiness have a new tool to help them tackle crop management challenges. The Crop Pr... Read More