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SCN resistance for long-term SCN Management

Monica Pennewitt, Iowa State University graduate student, discusses her research on soybean cyst nematode.The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) or Heterodera glycines is the most damaging pathogen to soybean production in North America. Current annual yield losses are estimated at more than $1.2 billion.Though SCN-resistant soybean varieties are available to minimize yield loss, producers are faced with limited options for rotation once virulent SCN populations develop in their fields.

ISU Soybean Breeders Share Research

Iowa State University AGRON279 class visited the ISU Soybean Breeding program and participated in hands-on learning and breeding games. Hosted by: Hosts: Dr. Danny Singh, Dr. Arti Singh, Clayton Carley, Sarah Jones, Matt Carroll, John Shook, Jennifer Hicks, Jiaoping Zhang, members of Singh Soybean group at ISU Instructors: Dr. Mindy DeVries, Ms.