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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.

 

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Department Highlights

Whitham Lab

Plant Viruses Reprogram the Expression of Plant Genes

"The vast majority of plant viruses are very simple entities comprising a nucleic acid genome encoding from 4 to 10 proteins needed for multiplication, systemic spread within the host plant, and transmission to a new plant. Since the late 1800’s viruses have been recognized as significant pathogens on plants, and they lead to numerous diseases that cause significant yield losses in a variety of crops. " Read More