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​​​Congratulations to the Plant Health 2019 Phytobiomes Poster Prize Winners!

Phytobiomes Journal editor-in-chief Carolyn Young has announced the winners of the Phytobiomes Poster Prizes. These awards were bestowed to grad students and postdocs in the emerging field of phytobiomes and presented on behalf of image300.jpgthe Noble Research Institute and the American Phytopathological Society.

“It's a real pleasure to talk to the students and postdocs about their phytobiomes related research," Young said. “This is the generation of scientists who will advance our phytobiomes knowledge beyond what we ever thought was possible."

Congratulations to the winners, who showcased their posters at Plant Health 2019!

Arunabha Mitra, Washington State University (PhD candidate)
Genetic diversity of grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 in Washington State vineyards

Kayla Delventhal, Oregon State University (Graduate Student)
Tare soil microbiome of seed potato (Solanum tuberosum) varies by geographic location and seed growing operation

Ana Maria Vazquez-Catoni, Ohio State University (Grad student)
The impact of soil diversity on the tomato seedling microbiome

Geoffrey Williams, Purdue University (PhD student)
Soil microbiomes from two levels of management intensity differ in their capacity to protect a high-value hardwood from an above-ground pathogen

Samuel Martins, Penn State University (Postdoc)
Comparing approaches for capturing bacterial assemblages associated with symptomatic and asymptomatic mushroom caps

JP Dundore-Arias, University of Minnesota (Postdoc)
Carbon amendments alter composition and pathogen-inhibitory capacities of indigenous soil bacterial communities


Phytobiomes Journal is open access and publishes transdisciplinary science focused on plant productivity.