SCN Breakthrough Excites Researchers

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

"Over the past 20 years, [Plant Pathology Professor Senyu Chen has worked with UMN Agronomy and Plant Genetics Professor and Minnesota soybean breeder Jim Orf and UMN [Plant Pathology] Professor of Plant Genomics and Disease Resistance Nevin Young to develop Minnesota-adapted soybean varieties with stable SCN resistance combined with traits important to growers – things like yield, high protein, iron chlorosis tolerance, resistance to other diseases and pests, Roundup tolerance and food-type beans."