IC-494(16) -- June 27, 2005

Plant Diseases

Now's the time to scout for soybean cyst nematode

Check soybean roots for females and cysts.
Insects and Mites

Aphid numbers up, but less than during 2003

Some numbers from northeastern Iowa.
Plant Diseases

Nematodes damage corn

Needle nematode damage shows up in southeastern Iowa.
Plant Diseases

General tips for submitting plant samples* to the Plant Disease Clinic

For quick turnaround, make sure samples are submitted correctly.
Degree Days

In the good old summertime...

Degree days for alfalfa weevil, black cutworm, and other pest predictions.
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