Have your soybeans reached a plateau when it comes to yield, despite your best efforts? You might be dealing with soybean cyst nematodes. Microscopic insects that eat a root fibers in a plant.
Ann MacGuidwin is in the plant pathology department at UW-Madison, although what she researches isn’t truly a disease. Soybean Cyst Nematodes are a pest that is so microscopic, it makes more sense for research purposes to use equipment used to study diseases. Find out more about Soybean Cyst Nematodes and how they could be impacting you.