Recent News

January 11, 2021

Iowa State University evaluates nematode control and yield performance of soybean varieties with resistance to soybean cyst nematode (SCN) in SCN-infested fields throughout Iowa each year. The work is supported by the soybean checkoff through the Iowa Soybean Association.

January 10, 2021

Dr. Nick Lauter

The Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology mourns the loss of Dr. Nick Lauter, who passed away unexpectedly on January 7th, 2021. Nick was an active member of the maize genetics community for over 20 years and his absence will be felt by all who had the privilege to know him.

January 2, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Harris will be the next chair of the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology and the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University effective by April 1.

Video

A seminar by Dr. Darcy Telenko (Purdue University) titled: Emerging threats to food security: Lessons from tar spot of corn and how a strong connection between research and Extension is critical. This seminar is a part of the Iowa State University Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology Fall 2020 Seminar Series.

A seminar by Dr. Allen Miller (Iowa State University) titled: Reprogramming protein synthesis by the shifty RNA of SARS-CoV-2. This seminar is a part of the Iowa State University Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology Fall 2020 Seminar Series.