June 1, 2011
The following is a summary of a preliminary report on winter mortality of honey bee colonies in the US over the past winter. The full report can be read on the eXtension website.
The tendency of fruit trees to bear fruit in two-year cycles, consisting of a large crop followed by a small crop, is termed alternate or biennial bearing. Alternate bearing occurs in almost a
Viruses, nematodes, and bacteria can cause plant disease, but fungi are the number one disease-causing organism.
This year there are two, not one, but two, opportunities to see periodical cicadas in Iowa.
We are pleased to welcome Erika Saalau to the ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic. She joined the Clinic team on May 20 as our plant pathology specialist. Erika will be working