Sustainable control for soybean vein necrosis

Sustainable control for soybean vein necrosis

Research Highlights  »  Plant Production Sustainable control for soybean vein necrosis The Problem Vein necrosis is the most widespread soybean virus disease in North America during hot, dry summers. Soybean vein necrosis virus, or SVNV, reduces seed oil content and...
Genetic discovery may improve soybean drought tolerance

Genetic discovery may improve soybean drought tolerance

Research Highlights  »  Plant Breeding Genetic discovery may improve soybean drought tolerance The ProblemEvery year, drought impacts agricultural yield in some part of the world. Soybean, one of the most widely-grown crops on earth, is no exception. When...
Molecular diagnostic for I.D. of crape myrtle bark scale insect

Molecular diagnostic for I.D. of crape myrtle bark scale insect

Research Highlights  »  Plant Production Molecular diagnostic for I.D. of crape myrtle bark scale insect The ProblemCrape myrtle bark scale is an insect pest of crape myrtle, one of the most popular flowering shrubs in the U.S. Since first detected in Texas...
Controlling palmer amaranth with metribuzin

Controlling palmer amaranth with metribuzin

Research Highlights  »  Plant Production Controlling palmer amaranth with metribuzin The ProblemPalmer amaranth is the No. 1 weed affecting Arkansas soybean production. However, many researchers are seeing strains that are resistant to common weed control...