SDS doesn’t necessarily indicate fungicide failure

You may begin to notice sudden death syndrome (SDS) appearing in some soybean fields. Keep in mind, this does not mean that a foliar fungicide application program was not successful.

Rainfall patterns this season provided the per­­fect environment for SDS, which is a soil-borne fungi that infects soybean plants early in the season when fields are saturated.

SDS is identified by examining soybean leaves for signs of interveinal...

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