September 28, 2011

Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic Update - September 28, 2011

The following are highlights and updates about samples and questions recently received in the Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic:


Raspberry Leaf Spot

Raspberry leaf spot is perhaps the most common raspberry disease we see in the clinic. Early infections look like dark green circular spots on new leaves.

Care of Tender Perennials: Over-wintering Bulbs


Indoor Blooms at Christmas


Mosquito Activity Report, September 28, 2011


The following is the summary of mosquito activity in Iowa from the ISU Medical Entomology Laboratory; September 28, 2011.