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Scouting Sessions: Soybean Cyst Nematode

Aug 23, 2021

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Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is a microscopic roundworm that parasitizes soybean roots. Different types of nematodes can commonly be found in Manitoba, but not all are harmful to crops. SCN is a harmful type of nematode and one of the most damaging pests to soybean crops in North America. Preventative action, early detection and timely management are key in avoiding significant yield loss from SCN.