Don’t be fooled by healthy-looking soybean plants. They can still suffer from soybean cyst nematode (SCN), says Iowa State University Plant Pathologist and Nematologist Greg Tylka. For step-by-step video instruction on how to inspect your soybean roots for telltale female SCN eggs, go to Check For Soybean Cyst Nematodes. Tylka says that these female eggs are visible on infected soybean roots anytime between five or six weeks post planting through August.

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