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Sustainable control for soybean vein necrosis

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 is seed-borne, affecting international movement of seed…

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Controlling palmer amaranth with metribuzin

Palmer amaranth is the No. 1 weed affecting Arkansas soybean production. However, many researchers are seeing strains that are resistant to common weed control options. Metribuzin is an extremely important component in soybean weed control…

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Crop plant cellular response to aphid pest

Both garden and crop plants are targeted by more than 4,000 species of aphids that feed on their sap. Many of these 4,000 species can tolerate pesticides and reduce their exposure to chemicals by residing on the underside of leaves…

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