You are here

Asian Soybean Rust on Legume Vegetables: A Homeowner's Guide to Management

Publication Number: P2393
View as PDF: P2393.pdf

Asian soybean rust was first found in the southeastern United States in 2004 in southern Louisiana, Mississippi, and seven other southern states. We think the fungus spores were blown in from South America by Hurricane Ivan. The fungus has not yet become firmly established in the United States. It should take three or more years before the disease becomes widespread. We are closely watching this potentially devastating soybean disease, and we have distributed management and control plans to soybean growers.

This publication alerts homeowners and small growers of the potential for soybean rust damage to commonly grown vegetable crops. Download the PDF above.

The Mississippi State University Extension Service is working to ensure all web content is accessible to all users. If you need assistance accessing any of our content, please email the webteam or call 662-325-2262.

Your Extension Experts

Extension/Research Professor
Row crop plant pathology
Portrait of Dr. Alan Henn
Extension Professor
Extension Plant Pathologist, Disease management of ornamentals,peanut, turf,fruits, nematode program
Portrait of Dr. Rebecca A. Melanson
Assistant Extension Professor
Diseases of fruits, nuts, and vegetables
Portrait of Dr. Rick Snyder
Extension/Research Professor
Greenhouse Tomatoes and other vegetables, Field Vegetables, Mushrooms

Related Publications

Publication Number: IS1684
Publication Number: IS1658
Publication Number: IS1722

Pages