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What causes some soybean plants to remain green?


November 5, 2019
By Horst Bohner

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At harvest, individual soybean plants that have stayed green stick out. The whole plant or just the stem stays green and there are often fewer pods present on these plants. Horst Bohner, soybean specialist with Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), looks into what causes some of these soybean plants to remain green in the latest issue of Crop Talk.

Bohner says there are a number of causes, including environmental stress, low summer temperatures, herbicide drift, severe drought, or in some cases, a genetic mutation. | READ MORE