Converting SCN Races to HG Types

Shawn Conley, Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The HG type test measures how well SCN populations can reproduce on soybean breeding lines used to create SCN-resistant soybean varieties. Resistant varieties developed from the breeding lines will control reproduction of the tested SCN population no better than the original sources of resistance, and control can be less.

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