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Varietal Resistance Still Key in Managing Corn and Soybean Disease

Gil Gullickson 05/19/2014 @ 5:24pm Crops Technology Editor for Successful Farming magazine/Agriculture.com

Back in 1970, Southern corn leaf blight cut a scythe-like swath of withered plants, broken stalks, and rotten cobs across the United States. Hybrids were vulnerable because a new strain of fungus cracked a "genetic window" regarding a gene found in the cytoplasm.

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