Integrated Pest Management - YouTube
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Evolution of Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) Resistance in Soybean Plants - YouTube
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Diagnosing Disease in Soybean Plants - YouTube
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So, what is a nematode? Nematodes are animals, worms to be precise, and numerous ones at that. Experts estimate there are more than a million different speci...
This web site provides Integrated Pest Management (IPM) information from Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach, the ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and its many departments and programs. The ISU Integrated Pest Management program represents research and extension faculty and staff in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Management practices described can reduce losses due to this most damaging disease of oak trees in Iowa.
Several rose diseases caused by fungus, virus, or bacterium are discussed. Disease-resistant varieties also are mentioned.
Learn about the symptoms and management of common problems for garden and greenhouse tomatoes.
The Iowa State Univeristy Master Gardener Program provides current, research-based, home horticulture information and education to the citizens of Iowa through ISU Extension programs and projects.
Did you know that crown and root diseases occur in every alfalfa stand in Iowa? Learn more about the various crown and root diseases so you can prevent them in your alfalfa crop. Includes detailed photos and descriptions.
Publication includes information on disease symptoms, disease spread and development, temperature and flea beetle survival, and how to control the disease.
Identification, scouting, and management information for two of the Midwest's most common soybean diseases, bacterial blight and brown spot.
Learn about soybean damping off – its causes, symptoms, occurrence, and management.
Learn about symptoms, life cycle, spreading, and management of soybean cyst nematode (SCN), a parasitic roundworm that attacks soybean roots.
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ISU Cucurbit Pest Management
The cucurbit family is a medium-sized plant family, primarily found in the warmer regions of the world. It is a major family for economically important species, particularly those with edible fruits. Some of the common cucurbit food crops are watermelon, cucumber, squash, pumpkin, and muskmelon. Cucurbit crops comprise one of the most important groups of vegetable crops in the Midwest and Great Plains. 5,600 cucurbit growers plant 105,000 acres of cucurbits annually, earning $157 million. Nationally, 18,000 cucurbit growers earn $1.23 billion.