Soybean mosaic

Soybean mosaic: Soybean mosaic virus (SMV) belongs to Poty virus

  • Infected seeds gets mottled.
  • Diseased plants are usually stunted with.
    distorted (puckered, crinkled, ruffled, stunted, narrow) leaves.
  • The parts are often stunted.
  • Flattened or curved and contain fewer and smaller seed.
  • Infected seeds fail to germinate or they produce diseased seedlings.
  • Use healthy/certified seeds.
  • Keep the field free from weeds.
  • Rogue out infected plants and burn them
  • Two foliar sprays of Thiamethoxam 25 WG @ 100 g/ha or Methyl demeton 800 ml/ha at 30 and 45 days after sowing to control the vector.



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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