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acute oxygen starvation (Saturated soil/heat) on Soybean (Glycine max)


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Bill Meecham
University of Kentucky

The death of these seedling plants was caused by a unique combination of plant growth stage, saturated soil, and high heat causing a rapid death of the below ground portion of the stem and root system. two varieties planted the same time but the one on the left grew faster and was able to survive the sudden oxygen starvation better than the smaller plants of the other variety.

5368795
Bill Meecham
University of Kentucky

Close-up of plants with sudden oxygen starvation due to heavy rainfall followed by relatively high temperatures.

5368797
Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

The death of these seedling plants was caused by a unique combination ofplant growth stage, saturated soil, and high heat causing a rapid death of thebelow ground portion of the stem and root system.

5368798
Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

The death of these seedling plants was caused by a unique combination of plant growth stage, saturated soil, and high heat causing a rapid death of the below ground portion of the stem and root system.

5368799
Paul Bachi
University of Kentucky Research and Education Center

The death of these seedling plants was caused by a unique combination of plant growth stage, saturated soil, and high heat causing a rapid death of the below ground portion of the stem and root system.