OPRO has developed several resources for members to use in their outreach efforts with various youth organizations as well as for the general public. The following materials are available for you to download or you can contact APS Headquarters for materials.
"Plant Pathology: Taking you further than you ever imagined" DVD Video — MP4 File 1080p video file included (3:58)
Available at youtube.com/plantdisease or through APS, this professionally produced outreach video is now available for all members to distribute in various outlets for the purpose of increasing the recognition and understanding of plant pathology. The video is aimed at undergraduates in biology and related majors who have limited agricultural background, and it's available for your use in classroom settings, on organization websites, on display at career fairs, and for sharing with colleagues. The opportunities are endless! Share the video to increase your plant pathology outreach efforts.
"What is Plant Pathology or Phytopathology?"—This presentation template was developed by OPRO for your easy customization. Add your own disease photos, diagrams and images of plant pathologists in action for upcoming lectures and public speaking engagements. (PowerPoint format 4.9 MB).
Plants Get Sick Too! Display—This plant pathology display was produced by the Science Museum of Minnesota staff and member volunteers for youth and the public at large. It was intially an exhibit at the Science Musuem during the 2008 APS Centennial Meeting. PDFs of the panels are available for download and printing, and the banners can be requested by APS members to be used on display. Contact APS Headquarters for information. Download: Crops Get Sick Too (Tall Banner), Greenhouse Plants Get Sick Too (Tall Banner), Plants Get Sick Too (Horizontal Banner).