Field Agronomist: Mark Carlton

Mark Carlton

Counties Served
  • Poweshiek
  • Marion
  • Mahaska
  • Keokuk
  • Washington
  • Lucas
  • Monroe
  • Wapello
  • Jefferson
  • Wayne
  • Appanoose
  • Davis
  • Van Buren
Areas of Expertise

Crop production, Integrated Crop Management, Integrated Pest Management

Frequent Clients

Agricultural and Horticultural Producers, Agri-Business

Joined ISU Extension

August, 1996

Extension Positions/Other Experience
  • ISU Extension Field Specialist/Crops August 1996 to present
  • Diagnostician ISU Plant Disease Clinic 1992 to 1996
  • Research Associate Plant Pathology Department 1992 to 1996
  • Agri-Business 1973 - 1987
Education
  • M.S., Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, 1992
  • B.S., Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, 1989
Awards/Honors/Publications
  • Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University, 1992
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Iowa State University, 1992
  • Carlton, W.M., Braun, E.J., and Gleason, M.L. 1998. Ingress of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis into tomato leaves through hydathodes. Phytopathology 88:525-529.
  • Munkvold, G.P., and Carlton, W.M. 1997. Influence of inoculation method on systemic Fusarium moniliforme infection of maize plants grown from infected seeds. Plant Dis. 81:211-216.
  • Munkvold, G.P., McGee, D.C., and Carlton, W.M. 1997. Importance of different pathways for maize kernel infection by Fusarium moniliforme. Phytopathology 87:209-217.
  • Munkvold, G. P. and Carlton, W. M. 1995. Prevalence and distribution of Apanomyces euteiches and Phytophthora medicaginis in Iowa alfalfa fields. Plant Dis. 79:1251-1253.
  • Carlton, W. M., Gleason, M. L., and Braun, E. J. 1994. Effects of pruning tomato plants supporting epiphytic populations of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis. Plant Dis. 78:742-745.
  • Gleason, M. L., Braun, E. J., Carlton, W. M., and Peterson, R. H. 1991. Survival and dissemination of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis in tomatoes. Phytopathology 81:1519-1523.
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