Evaluation of Fungicide and Insecticide Seed Treatments on SoybeansIowa State Research Farm Progress Reports
FarmSoutheast Research and Demonstration Farm
Extension NumberRFR A1273
AbstractIowa State University personnel assessed fungicide and insecticide seed treatments at the ISU Southeast Research Farm (Crawfordsville). The experimental design was a randomized complete block with four replications. Asgrow AG3632 was planted on May 14, 2012. The control treatment was soybean seeds with no fungicide or insecticide applied as a seed treatment (untreated seed). Within each block there were four treatments that were also treated with foliar insecticide [Leverage 360 (2.8 oz/ac)] and fungicide [Headline (6 oz/ac)] on August 1, which was when soybeans were at the R3 growth stage. Upper canopy foliar disease was assessed on September 4 when soybeans were at the R5/R6 growth stage. No upper canopy foliar diseases were found above 1 percentseverity in 2012,so no analysis of foliar diseases was completed. Plots were harvested on October 8. Total seed weight/plot and moisture was measured, seed weight was adjusted to 13 percent moisture, and yield was calculated.
Copyright OwnerIowa State University
Citation InformationAlison E. Robertson, Daren S. Mueller, Stith N. Wiggs and Erin W. Hodgson. "Evaluation of Fungicide and Insecticide Seed Treatments on Soybeans" (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/erin_hodgson/42/