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Register early for ICPP2018! Ends April 12
Don't Miss Out on 5 Days of Science: Preregister for ICPP2018 by April 12
Network with leading scientists and help solve plant health problems during a week of programming at ICPP2018, "Plant Health in a Global Economy," in Boston, Massachusetts. Register by April 12 and save $100! Don’t forget to reserve your hotel room by June 29 for the best rates.
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SCIENCE
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Ma et al. investigate transcriptomic aspects of defense responses in wheat against four different strains of the blotch pathogen, revealing both strain-specific and shared responses. Open access for a limited time.
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Ortega-Beltran and Cotty assessed frequencies of Aspergillus flavus vegetative compatibility groups (VCGs) associated with maize production in four agroecological zones to identify toxigenic and atoxigenic VCGs and design aflatoxin management programs. Open access for a limited time.
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Submit your research to be included in this special focus issue! MPMI invites research and review/perspective articles that explore all aspects of MTI and ETI. The deadline for submission is July 15.
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MEETING
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Participate in scientific field trips and workshops. Take in engaging plenary, keynote, and concurrent sessions. Network with colleagues from around the world. Take advantage of the wealth of knowledge and exchange of research that takes place only every 5 years at ICPP. View the full week of impressive science programming being offered!
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Experience Boston's iconic House of Blues on the final night of ICPP2018. Join your colleagues for a memorable evening of celebration, great food, and awesome live music by the World Premier Band. Preregistration and a ticket purchase are required.
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ENGAGE
April Phytopathology News Now Online!
April Issue of Phytopathology News Now Online
Celebrate the bright future of plant pathology with the April issue of Phytopathology News. Get a preview of an ICPP2018 session, read about new collaborations among global plant pathologists, and more!
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The proceeds of this year's Office of International Programs (OIP) Silent Auction will support scientists from developing countries. Take advantage of this opportunity to give back and make a difference in the plant pathology community. Donate items to the auction today!
Public Policy Board
The APS Public Policy Board (PPB) is seeking applicants for its public policy internship program. PPB interns participate in a variety of activities to learn how public policy impacts plant pathology. Apply by May 15. 
USDA
Funding Opportunity: Canola Research and Extension
The PPB board was recently informed of a funding opportunity from USDA NIFA. The Supplemental and Alternative Crops Competitive (SACC) Grants Program is an interdisciplinary, integrated research and extension program on canola. Apply by 5 p.m. EDT on April 18.
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RESOURCES
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Ideal for anyone communicating with the public about this sometimes-controversial topic, this new webinar provides expert advice on how to utilize wisdom from the social sciences to effectively engage in discussions about GMOs.
PDMR Efficacy Trials
The second submission period for Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR) Volume 12 opens April 11 and closes May 14. With the redesigned and simplified process, submitting your trial report has never been easier! And you can now read the more than 340 new trials that were recently published online.
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Put the "fun" in fungi! Save on more than 100 mycology titles in the APS PRESS Bookstore. Shop for all of your library and classroom needs before this deal ends on April 15.
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RECENT JOBS
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Put your position in front of the top plant pathologists in the world and save up to $50. Post a job in the APS Job Center today!
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Did you know you can post your resume for FREE in the APS Job Center? Make yourself stand out in the plant pathology community. Post your resume today!
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NEWS
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DEADLINES
July 15, 2018 — Submissions due for Phytopathology and MPMI focus issues
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