Yield Loss Prediction Tool for Field-Specific Risk Management of Asian Soybean Rust

Project Updates - UG October 2008

USA, Georgia - October, 2008 (Joe Omielan) - Project Update

Soybean Rust (SBR) was late and slow to develop in the Tifton area but it did arrive and resulted in high disease severity with early defoliation, by the end of the season. The following photos show the MG 7 plots on October 19.

photo showing the control plants which are healthy and have a dense canopy

Photo above shows disease-free control.

photo showing the late exposure SBR plants with visible reduction in canopy density

Above is a photo of SBR started later in the season.

photo showing early exposure SBR plants with near complete loss of leaves

Above is a photo of SBR started earlier in the season.

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