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Plant Pathology and Microbiology

Plant Pathology and Microbiology / Extension

Extension

The extension and outreach activities of personnel in the Department deliver science-based information that protects and enhances the economic value of Iowa’s agriculture and horticulture, by educating growers and the general public about plant diseases and science.

Faculty and Staff - Several faculty and staff provide expertise in identification and management of plant diseases. Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic - The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic aids Iowans in diagnosing plant diseases and insects.
 
Programs - Obtain information through many plant pathology programs and online services. Bulletins - Browse our list of plant pathology publications.
 
Online Resources - Search through our on-line resources. Newsletters - View Iowa State University Extension newsletters.

 

Seminars and Brown Bags

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Department Highlights

Bogdanove Laboratory

Xanthomonas oryzae pathovars: model pathogens of a model crop

"Bacterial diseases cause significant losses in many crops, and control measures are often limited or unavailable. Also, bacterial diseases of plants can be tractable models for understanding plant responses to microbial pathogens generally. Research in the Bogdanove laboratory centers on two important diseases of rice, bacterial blight and bacterial leaf streak." Read More