August 10, 2011
The following are highlights and updates about samples and questions recently received in the Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic:
Below is the summary of mosquito activity in Iowa from the ISU Medical Entomology Laboratory. Mosquito surveillance in Iowa has been ongoing since 1969. During the summer months, the Iowa
Harvesting vegetables at the right stage of maturity results in high quality, nutritious products. If properly harvested and stored, onions and garlic will keep most of their original flavor and food value for months. See the ISUE Yard & Garden Column for August 4, 2011 for answers on when to harvest and how to store onions and garlic.
Earlier this summer the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, was found in Bethel, Ohio (30 miles southeast of Cincinnati). The infestation was identified after a propert