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Soybean Rust


Soybean rust (Phakopsora pachyrhizi) is a fungal disease that attacks the foliage of a soybean plant causing the leaves to drop early, which inhibits pod setting and reduces yield. The amount of damage depends on how early in the growth of the soybean plant the infection occurs.


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