This remarkable timeline highlights major discoveries, notable personalities, disease epidemics, and other historical events during the first 100 years of the APS. On display at the 2008 Centennial meeting, it is a fitting tribute to the many members who participated in making this timeline both an invaluable record of the past and a personal account of APS history.
1908 - 1918, left panel (1.6 MB) 1908 - 1918, right panel (2.2 MB) 1919 - 1928 (2.4 MB) 1929 - 1938 (1.8 MB) 1939 - 1948, left panel (1.9 MB) 1939 - 1948, right panel (3.7 MB) 1949 - 1958, left panel (0.5 MB) 1949 - 1958, right panel (4.3 MB) 1959 - 1968, left panel (1.9 MB) 1959 - 1968, right panel (2.1 MB) 1969 - 1978, left panel (1.7 MB) 1969 - 1978, right panel (1.7 MB) 1979 - 1988, left panel (1.1 MB) 1979 - 1988, right panel (0.8 MB) 1989 - 1998, left panel (0.8 MB) 1989 - 1998, middle panel (0.3 MB) 1989 - 1998, right panel (1.8 MB) 1999 - 2008, left panel (0.5 MB) 1999 - 2008, right panel (0.8 MB) Acknowledgements (0.1 MB)
Members of the APS Office of Industry Relations (OIR) produced a poster to highlight the accomplishments in fungicide discovery over the years for display at the APS Centennial Meeting. A vast, but not fully comprehensive, list of fungicides was assembled along with best-known introduction dates.
While researching the history of fungicides, OIR discovered an excellent genealogy of companies that Arnold P. Appleby (professor emeritus, crop science, Oregon State University) published on a website. Appleby said it had taken him many years to build this chart. He retired in 1992 and the idea came to him as a means of keeping current with an ever-changing industry. He was able to find information regarding dates of mergers, acquisitions, etc., by researching websites, reading books, and getting information from company headquarters. As his genealogy grew, so did the interest of colleagues and friends to have copies of their own. With that, Appleby kindly allowed OIR to include his company genealogy with the OIR fungicide chronology.