Controlling late-season white mold outbreaks important

Controlling late-season white mold outbreaks important

Controlling late-season white mold outbreaks important

A plant pathologist says controlling white mold in soybeans has benefits beyond protecting yields.  Dr. Damon Smith with the University of Wisconsin tells Brownfield there are other things to think about when considering whether to apply a fungicide.  Smith says his test plots didn’t show a big yield difference between treated and untreated fields, “but what’s interesting is we know what the inoculum return is, in other words, the number of those sclerotia that fall back to the soil at harvest.