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Thanks to all who helped make the 2017 APS Annual Meeting a success! You can now go online to watch recordings from the general sessions and view photos from the meeting.
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SCIENCE
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Lysøe and colleagues use transcriptomics to examine the mechanisms through which a biocontrol agent (Clonostachys rosea) limits the severity of a postharvest fungal disease of potato, caused by Helminthosporium solani. Open access. 
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While attempting to study the function of candidate effectors from the bean rust pathogen, Uromyces appendiculatus, Cooper and Campbell developed a novel control technique employing gene silencing. Open access for a limited time.
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Grünwald et al. provide a concise review of the best practices for population genetic analyses, which are especially applicable to analyses of diverse types of phytopathogens. Open access. 
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View research and reviews about sudden death syndrome (SDS) of soybean, bacterial communities in the soils of wheat and blueberry crops, rhizobia, and more. Also consider submitting your next paper to this important new journal.
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Two hundred one efficacy trials were added to Volume 11 of Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR). Access more than 11,500 reports, plus a dozen other resources, through the Plant Management Network (PMN) for $40 a year.
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MEETINGS
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Time is running out to apply for a Bursary Assistance Award to travel to ICPP2018 in Boston! Submit your application by August 31.
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Donate to the PhytoFund to support APS efforts to expand our global community by bringing plant pathologists from developing countries to ICPP2018. Any amount will assist us in reaching our $20,000 goal.
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ENGAGE
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Eastburn and Rioux Named APS Outstanding Volunteers
Congratulations to the 2017 APS Outstanding Volunteer Awardees, Darin Eastburn and Renee Rioux. Thank you for your service and dedication to APS!
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Thank You, Outgoing Leaders!
Thank you to the following outgoing leaders for their work in APS: Allison H. Talley, Awards and Honors Committee chair; Nicole M. Donofrio, Divisional Forum chair; and Leland S. Pierson, III, Academic Unit Leaders Forum chair.
Welcome to the following new APS leaders: Deborah A. Samac, USDA-ARS, Awards and Honors Committee chair; James A. LaMondia, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Divisional Forum chair; and Terry L. Niblack, The Ohio State University, Academic Leaders Unit Forum chair.
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Organized by the APS Graduate Student Committee, this year's Art in Phytopathology Contest included a wide variety of fascinating pieces. Thank you to everyone who participated! View all the submissions and the winners online.
The APS Office of International Programs (OIP) was recently notified that there is new funding available for a scholarship for masters and doctoral studies in Brazil. More information for this scholarship and other international funding opportunities is available online.
Sign Up by September 12 to Be a PlantingScience Mentor!
PlantingScience is seeking 100 new mentors for teams starting this fall. Mentors will help teams of three to five students online with plant investigations. All scientists are welcome, undergraduate through emeritus! 
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FOUNDATION
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Thanks to the generous individuals who donated to the APS Foundation at this year's annual meeting, and congratulations to the student drawing winner, Eric Larson! Continue your support throughout the year; donate at any time online.
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RESOURCES
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Anyone can browse the 5,000-plus disease images representing dozens of host plants. To preview available images, just search by keyword. To download or get instant fact sheets of peer-reviewed information, subscribe to the database for just $49!
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APS and Plant Management Network (PMN) can help you and your fellow researchers build measurable impact for your grant-funded outreach efforts. Click here or contact us to learn more.
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Whether you attended the APS Annual Meeting or were unable to join us in San Antonio, you can buy books at meeting prices until August 31 at the online bookstore. Shop now!
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RECENT JOBS
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If you are seeking the best and brightest in the plant pathology community, look no further than the APS Job Center. View our resume bank to find the individual who's the perfect fit, or post new positions to attract top talent!
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NEWS
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DEADLINES
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