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

Project Updates - LSU June 2007

USA, Louisiana - July 13th, 2007 (Joe Omielan) - Project Update

The plots were planted on April 20, 2007 using the same varieties as last year. They were DP 4331RR (Group IV indeterminate) and P95M80 (Group V determinate). Early season growth was good with adequate moisture, as can be seen in the photo of the plots below.

photo showing healthy full plant growth for the soybean fields in Lousiana June 2007

Dr. Jim Board traveled to the University of Kentucky where he presented a seminar to the Department and visited the plots there. In the photo below, from left to right: Elena, Jim, and Saratha.

photo of Dr. Jim Board flanked by Research Specialist Elena Prior and Dr. Saratha Kumudini

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