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Soybean Cyst Nematode

Soybean cyst nematode - USDA, ARS, Beltsville Electron Microscopy UnitScientific name: Heterodera glycines (ITIS; name is valid but unverified)

Common name: Soybean cyst nematode, SCN

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Native To: First identified in Japan in 1915, but it may have been historically present in China. It is also hypothesized that it may be indigenous to the United States (Davis and Tylka 2000)

Date of U.S. Introduction: First discovered in North Carolina in 1954 (Davis and Tylka 2000)

Means of Introduction: Unknown, may have arrived in imported plant material or soil, or may possibly be indigenous to the U.S. (Davis and Tylka 2000)

Impact: Causes stunted growth and reduced yields of soybean crops (Davis and Tylka 2000)

Current U.S. Distribution:

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Partnership

Invasive Species Compendium - Heterodera glycines
CAB International.

Data Sheets on Quarantine Pests - Heterodera glycines (PDF | 46 KB)
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.

Government

State

Academic

Soybean Cyst Nematode
eXtension.

Soybean Cyst Nematode (Nov 2001; PDF | 207 KB)
Kansas State University Research and Extension.

Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Guide
University of Minnesota Extension Service.

Soybean Cyst Nematode: Diagnosis and Management
University of Missouri Extension.

Soybean Cyst Nematode: Identification and Management
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Management of Soybean Cyst Nematode
North Carolina State University. Plant Pathology Extension.

Soybean Cyst Nematode (2010; PDF | 277 KB)
Ohio State University Extension.

Plant Disease Management in South Dakota: Soybean Cyst Nematode (Feb 2007; PDF | 1.32 MB)
South Dakota State University Extension.

Professional

Soybean Cyst Nematode Disease
American Phytopathological Society.

Soybean Cyst Nematode
North Central Soybean Research Program. Soybean Research and Information Initiative.

Citations

Davis, E.L. and G.L. Tylka. 2000. Soybean cyst nematode disease. Plant Health Instructor.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Heterodera glycines. [Accessed Feb 28, 2015].

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Last Modified: Feb 28, 2015
 
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