TITLE

Rare insect problem cut 2012 yield for top South Carolina soybean grower

AUTHOR(S)
Roberson, Roy
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/15/2013, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the discovery of a rare Dectes stem borer in Jason Carter's soybean field. Despite the insect handicap, Carter was able to win the yield contest in the irrigated category in the South Carolina state soybean yield championship. Doug Johnson, University of Kentucky entomologist, shared that the insect has showed up in the state sporadically over the decade, but it gas gotten troublesome especially in traditionally high soybean producing areas.
ACCESSION #
88033651

 

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