Soybean root rot in 2003
Phone calls and samples of soybean root rot infection have been spurred by the recent extensive rainfall. Wet soil conditions are ideal for some soilborne fungi to infect soybean roots. In many soybean fields, plant leaves are turning yellow, an indication of iron chlorosis, which is often associated with fungal root rot. In fields where plants experienced hail injury, root rot problems can be pronounced. In this article, I discuss fungal root rot diseases.