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Soybean Rust

Soybean RustScientific name: Phakopsora pachyrhizi, Phakopsora meibomiae

Common name: Soybean rust

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Native To: First appeared in Asia (Schnepf 2005)

Date of U.S. Introduction: 2004 (Schnepf 2005)

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Video: Soybean Rust in Arkansas (or click Play button below)

Means of Introduction: Carried by wind from South America (Schnepf 2005)

Impact: Disease of soybean plants that can reduce yields up to 80% (Schnepf 2005)

Current U.S. Distribution:

Management Plans: Microbes / Soybean Rust

Selected Internet Resources:

Federal Government

Asian Soybean Rust: Background and Issues - CRS Report for Congress (Jan 12, 2005; PDF | 70 KB)
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Dispersion; Controls

Heads Up For Soybean Rust, Agricultural Research Magazine (Jul 1998)
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion; Research

Soybean Rust: A National Agricultural Library Resource Guide (May 2005)
USDA. National Agricultural Library.
Research; Special Note: Resources

Soybean Rust Article Citation Search - AGRICOLA Database
USDA. National Agricultural Library.
Research; Special Note: NAL Catalog Search (resources)

Asian Soybean Rust
USDA. ARS. Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Distribution

USDA Public Soybean Rust Mapping Web Site
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Distribution

Soybean Rust
USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Illustrations; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion; Research; Special Note: Strategic Plan to Minimize the Impact of the Introduction and Establishment of Soybean Rust on Soybean Production in the United States (Nov 2004; PDF | 202 KB)

Soybean Rust Economic Assessment (webarchive)
USDA. Economic Research Service.
Impacts

Soybean Rust
Southern Plant Diagnostic Network.
Research; Special Note: Resources

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State Government

Surveillance for Soybean Rust in Florida - Pest Alert
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant Industry.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion

Soybean Rust (PDF | 779 KB)
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History

Soybean Rust
Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

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University/Academic

Basic Information About Soybean Rust - Pest Management & Crop Development Bulletin (Jun 21, 2002)
University of Illinois. Extension.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution

Asian Soybean Rust
Purdue University. Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory.

Australasian Soybean Rust: An Exotic Pest Threat (PDF | 170 KB)
University of Kentucky. Agriculture. Plant Pathology.Identification/Description; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

Yield Loss Prediction Tool for Field-Specific Risk Management of Asian Soybean Rust
University of Kentucky. Plant and Soil Sciences Department. Soybean Rust Project.
Photographs; Impacts; Management

Asian Soybean Rust
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Habitat; Controls

Pest Alert: Soybean Rust
Michigan State University. North Central Pest Management Center.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Life Cycle; Distribution; Research

Soybean Rust
University of Missouri. Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Controls

Soybean Rust Forecast Homepage
North Carolina State University. Cooperative Extension. North American Plant Disease Forecast Center.
Introduction History; Dispersion; Controls

Soybean Rust - Soybean Disease Information Note 8
North Carolina State University. Cooperative Extension.
Published by: North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension; University of Georgia Cooperative Extension; Clemson University Cooperative Extension; Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Dispersion; Controls

Soybean Rust Fact Sheet
Ohio State University. Extension. Plant Pathology.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

Soybean Rust Homepage
University of Tennessee. Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Identification/Description; Introduction History; Habitat; Dispersion

Virginia Asian Soybean Rust
Virginia Tech. Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology & Weed Science.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts;Controls

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International

Focus on Soybean
Plant Management Network International.
Special Note: Resources and News

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Organizations

Soybean Rust: Is the U.S. Soybean Crop At Risk? APSnet (Jun 2003)
American Phytopathological Society.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Illustrations; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Research

Asian Soybean Rust
Iowa Soybean Rust Team.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Distribution; Controls

Asian Soybean Rust - The Basics
North Central Soybean Research Program. Plant Health Initiative.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

Citations

Schnepf, R. 2005. Asian Soybean Rust: Background and Issues (PDF | 70 KB) Congressional Research Service Report for Congress RL32225.

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Last Modified: Apr 16, 2014
 
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