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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Soybean Cyst Nematode Resistance

Soybean Cyst nematodes are silent robbers of yield in soybeans.  Soybean farmers who want or need to grow soybeans for more than one year in a row need to have resistant varieties in order to minimize damage.  Researchers in Illinois, Wisconsin and Nebraska have mapped the soybean genome and found the genes that are tied to resistance.  Check out the story. 

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