Monitoring for Soybean Cyst Nematode: Getting Ahead of the Pest
Sustainable Production
Parent Project:
This is the first year of this project.
Lead Principal Investigator:
Kevin Ganoe , Cornell Cooperative Extension
Co-Principal Investigators:
Jaime Cummings, Cornell University
Project Code:
SYBN 20 011
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Leveraged Funding (Non-Checkoff):
The NY State Integrated Pest Management Program received 2020 funding from NY State Department of Agriculture and Markets for a statewide soybean commodity cooperative agricultural pest survey which will include testing of 25 additional fields for soybean cyst nematode.
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Brief Project Summary:

The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is considered the number one pest of soybeans nationally and globally, causing an estimated 109 million bushels of yield loss in the U.S. in 2017. In NY State, testing efforts for the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) have been minimal outside of university and extension research survey efforts. However, based on 2019 SCN testing results from a cooperative agricultural pest survey, funded by NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and led by NYS Integrated Pest Management program, SCN has now been confirmed at low levels in seven counties across the state. This has caught the attention of many NY soybean farmers.
Due to this confirmation of widespread infestation...

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Information And Results
Final Project Results

Updated April 27, 2021:

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