To provide a detailed information base regarding the presence of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) in Manitoba through a survey of soybean fields for the occurrence of the pest and through the publication of results of the current survey and the past two SCN surveys. To develop an accurate and quick molecular method for quantification of SCN in soil.
Lead Researcher (PI): Mario Tenuta
Institution: University of Manitoba
Total WGRF Funding: $121,613
Co-Funders: Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers
Start Date: 2017
Project Length: 2 Years