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Laura C Jesse Iles

Laura Jesse Iles
Director, Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic (Program Manager I)
Area of Expertise: 
Insect Identification, Plant Problem Diagnostics, Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Northern Leaf Blight Prevalent in Iowa

July 23, 2014

Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) has been reported in numerous fields in Iowa.  Most of the reports have come from central and western Iowa, but since the pathogen that causes this disease is spread by wind and rain, the disease could be more widespread.