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Soybean Cyst Nematode in South Dakota: History, Biology, and Management

Written collaboratively by Emmanuel Byamukama, Connie Tande, Connie Strunk, and Febina Mathew

History and Importance of SCN

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) was first detected in the USA in 1954 in North Carolina and has since been moving northwards up to Canada. SCN was first found in South Dakota in 1995 in Union County.