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Scout for seedling diseases in corn, soybeans

Seedling diseases have been spotted in corn and soybean fields across the Midwest. Growers are encouraged to scout for the common diseases caused by Pythium, Fusarium, Rhizoctonia and Phytophtora. Alison Robertson, associate professor of plant pathology, Iowa State University, explained the diseases recently at the Syngenta Seedcare Plot Tour, Slater, IA, and suggested seed treatments to control problems in the future. 

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