Soybean diseases

Soybean is a species of legume native to eastern Asia. It is classified as an oilseed rather than a pulse due to its high oil content and its more popular use as a source of vegetable oil and industrial applications such as biodiesel. It has been grown in China for over 5,000 years. Soybean is one of the most versatile crops grown around the world.There are various Soybean diseases which can damage the crop.To protect the crop, proper identification and management of diseases should be done.

Major Soybean diseases are given below:-


Soybean diseases

 1.  Alternaria leaf spotAlternaria tenuissima  soybean alternaria leaf spot
 2.  Anthracnose/pod blightColletotrichum truncatum  soybean anthracnose blight
 3.  Bacterial blightPseudomonas syringae pv. glycinea  soybean bacterial blight
 4.  Cercospora leaf blight, leaf spot and Purple seed stainCercospora kikuchii  soybean cercospora leaf blight
 5.  Charcoal rot, ashy or stem blight or dry root rotMacrophomina phaseolina  soybean charcoal rot
 6.  Collar rot / Sclerotial blightSclerotium rolfsii.  soybean collar rot
 7.  Frog eye leaf spotCercospora sojina  soybean frog eye leaf spot
 8.  Rhizoctonia aerial blight / Web blightRhizoctonia solani  soybean rhizoctonia aerial blight
 9.  Soybean mosaic: Soybean mosaic virus (SMV) belongs to Poty virus  soybean mosaic
 10.  SoybeanYellow mosaicMung bean yellow mosaic virus (MYMV)  Yellow mosaic in soybean




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