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

Project Updates - LSU June 2006

USA, Louisiana - June, 2006 (James Board) - Project Update

Dr. Jim Board, Crop physiologist at LSU sent these pictures to document the progress of his test plots for the month of June.

photo  showing the LA soybean test plots in June 2006

An overall view of the LSU study.

photo showing a portion of a test plot bounded by chicken wire

Chicken-wire enclosures used to measure leaf area index at specific times during the seed filling period.

photo showing wooden stakes and marking flags used to divide areas of the soybean test plot

Marking stakes designating 1 square meter areas for partial defoliation treatments.

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