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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.

George Hudler and Stewart Gray

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.

Summer Scholar

2014 Summer Research Scholars Program

Jan 9, 2014

Cornell University’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York offers undergraduate students the opportunity to work on research projects.

Helene Dillard

CCE Director Helene Dillard named dean at UC Davis

Nov 20, 2013

Helene Dillard, director of Cornell Cooperative Extension, will become dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at her graduate alma mater, the University of California, Davis, Jan. 27.