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​​​​​​​​​​​Advancing the Science of Plant Pathology​​​

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​​​NEW from The American​ Phytopathological Society​!

Funding Available from APS Foundation

Award funding opportunities are available through the APS Foundation. Award applications accepted through March 15 for the following awards: Lafayette Frederick Diversity in Mentoring Award, I.E. Melhus Awards, Plant Pathology Experiential Award, and Schroth Faces of the Future Awards.
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2023 International Research Achievement Award applications now open!

OIP is now accepting applications for the 2023 OIP International Research Achievement Award. Submit your application by May 1, 2023.
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Be an Ethics Leader

Register for our Research Ethics Course 

Join us online every Wednesday, January 18 - April 29, 2023, to learn how to model and advocate for high ethical standards during this interactive, discussion-based course. Expert instructors Mark Gleason and Leonor Leandro of Iowa State University will guide you through challenging conversations and case studies in this one-of-a-kind interactive course. You'll gain valuable insights and new perspectives on how to avoid and manage ethical dilemmas.

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APS Webinars

Available for free to all APS members​

APS webinars are bite-sized virtual sessions that​ advance your understanding of a wide range of topics in phytopathology, from advocacy and mentoring to bioinformatics and high-throughput sequencing.​ View sessions Live or On Demand!​

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​​​Emerging Research

Molecular Mechanism Behind Nutrient Element-Induced Plant Disease Resistance Discovered

​​In one of the few studies to directly investigate the mechanism underlying the effect of essential elements on plant disease resistance, Rupali Gupta of Volcani Institute and colleagues demonstrate that nutrient elements activate immune responses in tomato plants through different defense signaling pathways.

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