To facilitate close coordination and cooperation between groups involved in soybean disease research, seven research coalitions have been assembled to cover the major diseases and pests of soybean in the region. The teams are comprised of plant pathologists, soybean breeders, and agronomists from midwestern universities.

Research Team Team Leader
Affiliation Email
Soybean Aphids Kelley Tilmon South Dakota State University
Brown Stem Rot Dean Malvick University of Minnesota
Iron Deficiency
Phillip McClean North Dakota State University
Phytophthora Root
and Stem Rot
Anne Dorrance Ohio State University
Soybean Cyst
Greg Tylka
Jason Bond
Iowa State University
Southern Illinois
Sudden Death
Daren Mueller
Leonor Leandro
Iowa State University
Soybean Viruses John Hill Iowa State University
White Mold Daren Mueller
Craig Gau
Iowa State University
University of Wisconsin, Emeritus