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2014-03-03 00:20:29

BASEL, Switzerland, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- ELATUS((TM)) fungicide receives regulatory approval in Brazil -- Delivers outstanding control of soybean rust disease -- Higher and more predictable yields for Latin American growers Syngenta today announced that ELATUS, a breakthrough foliar fungicide, has been approved by the Brazilian authorities. ELATUS is a combination of Syngenta's new SDHI chemistry SOLATENOL((TM) )and AMISTAR(®). It offers unrivaled performance...

2011-09-08 20:03:23

A new, open-access article (DOI: 10.1603/IPM11001) in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management describes the origin, function, successes, limitations, and future of the Soybean Rust Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (PIPE). Soybean rust (SBR), a potentially devastating disease of soybean caused by the fungus Phakospora pachyrhizi Sydow, was first detected in the continental United States in the fall of 2004. Beginning in 2005, the SBR-Pest Information Platform for...

2011-06-24 17:09:22

University of Illinois researchers identified the top pathogens, pests and weeds affecting soybean production in a recent article in Food Security. Soybean aphid, soybean rust, soybean cyst nematode, Sclerotina stem rot and the exotic pathogen, red leaf blotch, were featured as some of the top biotic constraints that may affect soybean production now and in the future. "Enormous potential exists to increase future soybean production," said Glen Hartman, U of I professor of crop sciences and...

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2010-06-24 14:11:31

Human-driven changes in the earth's atmospheric composition are likely to alter plant diseases of the future. Researchers predict carbon dioxide will reach levels double those of the preindustrial era by the year 2050, complicating agriculture's need to produce enough food for a rapidly growing population. University of Illinois researchers are studying the impact of elevated carbon dioxide, elevated ozone and higher atmospheric temperatures on plant diseases that could challenge crops in...

2007-05-17 14:58:32

Agriculture experts say farmers should be on alert, but not panicked, by the discovery of Asian soybean rust in a kudzu patch in Iberia Parish. The fungus, often lethal to soybeans, has been found in southern Louisiana earlier than last year. "Right now, it's just sit and watch and wait," said Clayton Hollier, a plant pathologist with the Louisiana State University AgCenter. "We're telling them it's a little too early to do anything." Whether Asian soybean rust becomes a major problem in...

2005-08-22 14:18:51

Blacksburg, Va., August 22, 2005 "“ Virginia Tech scientists say that there has been a change in the status of the fungus causing Asian Soybean Rust but that the new information is still too preliminary for any action on the part of the Commonwealth's soybean producers. A single cluster of six urediniospores found at Virginia Tech's Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Suffolk was identified by morphological characteristics as matching the description of the fungus....

2005-06-22 12:20:00

St. Paul, MN (June 22, 2005) - In response to the discovery of soybean rust in the U.S., plant pathologists are offering an opportunity to learn more about this disease at a symposium held during the annual meeting of The American Phytopathological Society (APS), July 30 "“ August 3, 2005 in Austin, TX. "This is the first year that farmers in the U.S. are facing soybean rust and we have a lot of questions that need to be resolved," said Vince Morton, soybean rust symposium organizer...


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