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  • Plant Pathology and Microbiology graduate students and staff learn about field crop diseases.

    Plant Pathology and Microbiology graduate students and staff learn about field crop diseases.

  • Come learn about plant diseases, this is cedar-hawthron rust.

    Come learn about plant diseases like cedar-hawthorn rust.

  • Iowa Soybean Center approved.

  • Hail damage on a corn stalk

    Does hail damage to crops lead to more disease?

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February 28

Thomas Baum and members of his lab Parajit Juvale and Tom Maier publish on their work investigating how cyst nematodes get plants to produce feeding sites for them.  A link to the abstract: http://www.plantcell.org/content/early/2015/02/24/tpc.114.135327.abstrac...

February 28

Q & A with Plant Pathology and Microbiology Alumna Dr. Jacquelyn Jackson (PhD, Genetics, 2008), Research Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Tuskegee University, AL on her work with disease resistance genes in sweet potato.

Article:  http://www.cals.iastate.edu/features/2015/qa-jacquelyn-jackson-tuskegee-university 

 

Plant Disease and Insect Diagnostic Clinic

The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home. The PIDC is a joint effort between Iowa State University Extension Plant Pathology, Entomology, Horticulture, and Agronomy.