Mighty Mustard® Pacific Gold Reduces Charcoal Rot in Soybeans

Soybean growers may have a new weapon to suppress charcoal rot. According to a  Kansas State University research study, a cover crop of high-glucosinolate Pacific Gold mustard planted before soybeans reduced charcoal rot.

Charcoal Rot is a soil-borne disease that reduces yields in soybeans and other crops.

You can read the research summary here.

Mighty Mustard® Pacific Gold planted as a cover crop prior to soybean planting. Photo courtesy of Kansas State University.

 

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