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Post-harvest is an ideal time to sample fields for both soil fertility and soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Yield loss is a primary symptom of SCN and can occur with or without visual symptoms.
Soil sampling procedure for SCN include the following:
If not delivered promptly to a testing facility, store the samples in a cool area, away from heat and sunlight. Do not air dry the samples.
1 Kurle, J., Malvick, D., Pottter, B., and Orf, J. 2012. Soybean cyst nematode management guide. University of Minnesota. http://www.extension.umn.edu/. 2 Tylka, G. 2013. Sample fields for soybean cyst nematode. Integrated crop management . Iowa State University. http://crops.extension.iastate.edu/. Web Sources verified 08/18/16. 160818115136