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New school positions plant and soil science for the future

Jun 6, 2014

Five departments in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences – Plant Biology, Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Crop and Soil Sciences, and Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology – have been consolidated into the School of Integrative Plant Science. Read more

Irish potato famine pathogen originated in Mexico

Jun 2, 2014

Settling a long-established debate over the origin of Phytophthora infestans – the pathogen that led to the Irish potato famine in the 1840s – plant scientists now conclude from genetic analyses that it came from Central Mexico and not the Andes. Read more

Hudler and Gray named APS Fellows

Apr 7, 2014

George Hudler and Stewart Gray were named American Phytopathological Society Fellows in honor of their significant contributions to the science of plant pathology. Read more