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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

Tylka Laboratory

Soybean cyst nematode – nasty in its own right but also making other diseases and pests worse

"The soybean cyst nematode (SCN),Heterodera glycines, is a small, plant-parasitic roundworm that attacks the roots of soybeans. It is considered the most destructive pathogen of soybean, causing incredible yield losses each year." Read More