Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - March 9, 2011

The following are highlights and updates about samples and questions recently received in the Clinic:

 
Insects


We are receiving primarily stored product pests including red flour beetles, sawtoothed grain beetles, and varied carpet beetles.


 


Disease


Conifers continue to dominate with Rhizosphaera needle cast, Dothistroma needle blight and pine wilt samples. 


 

Tags: 
Authors: 

Links to this article are strongly encouraged, and this article may be republished without further permission if published as written and if credit is given to the author, Horticulture and Home Pest News, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. If this article is to be used in any other manner, permission from the author is required. This article was originally published on March 9, 2011. The information contained within may not be the most current and accurate depending on when it is accessed.