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July Workshops Offer Comprehensive Corn Nematode And Scn Training, Gregory L. Tylka Jul 2009

July Workshops Offer Comprehensive Corn Nematode And Scn Training, Gregory L. Tylka

Integrated Crop Management News

Plant-parasitic nematodes can be a major yield-limiting factor in Midwest corn and soybean production. Iowa State University will be conducting two all-day workshops on the biology, scouting, and management of corn nematodes and the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). The workshops are being held July 29 and July 30 and will be taught by ISU scientists Thomas Baum, Palle Pedersen and Greg Tylka.


General Tips For Submitting Plant Samples* To The Plant Disease Clinic, Paula Flynn, Christine Engelbrecht Jun 2005

General Tips For Submitting Plant Samples* To The Plant Disease Clinic, Paula Flynn, Christine Engelbrecht

Integrated Crop Management News

A $10 fee is charged for plant samples. Soil samples (to check for soybean cyst nematode or complete nematode counts, including corn nematodes) cost $15 for Iowa residents and $20 for out-of-state residents. Checks should be made payable to Iowa State University. *When herbicide injury is suspected, the samples should go to the extension weed specialists (see the Weed ID and Herbicide Injury DIagnosis form).


Soybean Rust First Detector Training Session Announced, Gregory L. Tylka, Brent A. Pringnitz Nov 2004

Soybean Rust First Detector Training Session Announced, Gregory L. Tylka, Brent A. Pringnitz

Integrated Crop Management News

Asian soybean rust is a topic of great interest among Iowa soybean growers and agribusiness. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, the Iowa Soybean Association and Promotion Board, and Iowa State University have formed the Iowa Soybean Rust Team and have developed a system in Iowa whereby soybean samples that are suspected of possibly being infected with soybean rust can be examined and passed through a sequence of trained personnel to offer Iowa soybean growers rapid and accurate identification of the disease.