Faster test developed for soybean cyst nematode

Faster test developed for soybean cyst nematode

New nematode test reduces costs and increases number of soil samples processed.

THE soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is one of the most pervasive agricultural plant pests, so University of Illinois researchers recently developed a system to test for the nematode that is approximately 20 times faster than current technology and provides more precise data.

"Producers typically lose 5

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