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Global Experience Award Application Extention

​​The Office of International Programs (OIP) Global Experience Award submission deadline has been extended to June 20, 2022.

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NEW Caregiver Travel Award

The APS Family and Caregiver Support Committee will provide up to two travel awards ($500 each) to support travel to Plant Health 2022 for APS members that are either caregivers or require Personal Assistance Services to cover the additional costs associated with travel.

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Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer

Do you know a volunteer who goes above and beyond to further the mission of APS? Be sure to give them the recognition they deserve!

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​​Plant Health 2022 Advance Registration Now Open​​

Join us in Pittsburgh this August!

​This year's annual meeting​ will explore the profound changes in plant health research, education, and engagement driven by transformations in climate, technology, and society. ​​ Advance Registration is now open!

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APS Commons is our new Online Community platform! This member-only forum allows for collaboration, conversation, and document sharing. Log on with your regular APS login credentials and join the conversation!​

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​​​Emerging Research

Environmentally Friendly Method Shows Promise in Control of Late Blight

"We showed, for the first time, that spray-induced gene silencing can control late blight," said Ramesh Vetukuri, a plant pathologist at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. "Our study is ​also the first to indicate that Phytophthora infestans sporangia can take up dsRNA from the surroundings and that it efficiently​ suppresses the expression of target genes."

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Expand Your Education on New and Upcoming T​opics with APS Webinars!

Webinars are free to APS members, as a benefit of membership, and are $49 for nonmembers. In addition, registrants and all APS members can access past ​webinars On-Demand unless otherwise noted.​

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