February 9, 2011

Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - February 9, 2011


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

 
Insects

Can row covers stop cucurbit bacterial wilt, and are they cost effective?


 

Pruning Raspberries in Late Winter/Early Spring


 

New Pamphlet: Common Problems of Ash Trees


A new color-pamphlet is available form Iowa State University that describes and illustrates the common pests, diseases and declines of ash trees in Iowa.  With increased attention to ash tress

It looks like bur oak blight (BOB) really isn't that new


It's beginning to look like bur oak blight, or BOB for short, is a long-time resident of Iowa, and he's here to stay.