Learning Objectives

In this section you will learn about how farmers and scientists in the field work with scientists in the lab to determine which plants are diseased and what effects a disease may have on crops.

After this lesson you should be able to answer the following questions…

  • How should a soybean field be scouted for evidence of seedling disease?
  • What are the key steps in getting plant samples for the disease diagnosis lab?
  • What process does the disease diagnosis lab clinician follow to diagnose the cause of plant disease?