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Yard and Garden: Tackling Common Summer and Fall Tree Issues

August 7, 2014

Trees can become afflicted with problems that can change their appearance and overall health. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on fighting these issues. To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or hortline@iastate.edu.


My magnolia is infested with magnolia scale.  What are my control options?


Magnolia scale (Neolecanium cornuparvum) is the largest scale insect in Iowa. Adult magnolia scale females are pinkish orange to brown, elliptical and up to one-half inch in diameter. Females give birth to their young (known as nymphs or crawlers) in late summer.

Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management Program Announces New YouTube Channel

May 29, 2018

The Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program is proud to announce the creation of its own YouTube Channel through which to promote the efforts of Iowa State University scientists and researchers in providing means-tested crop and pest management solutions to stakeholders in the state of Iowa and beyond.

Adam J Sisson

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Staff
Extension Program Specialist III
Area of Expertise: 
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Daren S Mueller

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Coordinator
Assistant Professor
Extension Plant Pathologist
Area of Expertise: 
Soybean diseases, Plant Pathology, Crop protection

Maya C Hayslett

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Staff
Extension Program Specialist III
Area of Expertise: 
Crop Science, Youth Ecuation

Brandon W Kleinke

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Staff
Media Production Specialist II
Area of Expertise: 
Videographer, Photographer

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