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Register for the 2022 National Soybean Nematode Conference

​​Registration is now open for this year's National Soybean Nematode Conference, taking place in-person December 14–16 at The DeSoto in Savannah, Georgia, U.S.A. Join us for the world’s premie​r event for soybean nematode research presented by APS in collaboration with The Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) Coalition! The meeting will explore the power of public-private partnerships, discover the value and impact of research, and foster the next generation of young professionals in the fight against nematodes within the theme, “Advancing Nematode Management for the Future."

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Participate in the OIP Silent Auction

The Office of International Programs (OIP) Silent Auction at Plant Health 2022 will support scientists from developing economies. The auction has raised more than $30,000 in the last 14 years. Help make the 15th annual auction the most successful yet!
There are multiple ways to get involved: donate an interesting item from your corner of the globe or another exciting treasure, encourage your organization to help sponsor the event​​, or volunteer to help manage the auction at the congress.

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Art in Phytopathology Contest Now Accepting Submissions

Promote creativity and enjoy the beauty and fun in plant pathology​ by submitting artwork across five categories. ​Submissions are due July 20, 2022.

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​​Plant Health 2022 Registration is​ 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. ​​​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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