Soybean rust problems expected again

Haire, Brad
January 2006
Southeast Farm Press;1/11/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p17
Trade Publication
The article presents information about Asian rust, a disease in soybean. The rust has severely damaged soybeans in Asia, Australia and Africa. It is believed that tropical storms have brought this disease from South America to Gulf Coast states. The disease was recognized in Seminole County in southwest Georgia and later on it extended to other parts of Georgia. Asian soybean rust can proved to be disaster and it spreads very fast. About 60 to 70 percent farmers in Georgia have used fungicides to restrain the disease.


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