Investigators: Gregory L. Tylka, Gregory D. Gebhart, Christopher C. Marett
Funding: Iowa Soybean Association, seed company fees
An effective and affordable way to manage SCN is to grow resistant soybean varieties. SCN-resistant soybean varieties suppress SCN reproduction, reducing the yield loss caused by damage from nematode feeding. SCN resistance preserves the yield of soybean varieties growing in SCN-infested fields.