crop research

Soybean Cyst Nematode Is Rapidly Spreading

by American Phytopathological Society
This most damaging soybean pathogen was first found in the US in 1954 and most recent estimates show that it results in $1.5 billion in annual yield losses

Do Antibiotics Destroy Apples' Native Microbiome?

by American Phytopathological Society
Overuse of antibiotics in humans has led to several microbes developing antibiotic resistance; researchers explore if this is also true of antibiotics used on crops