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Here's your News Capsule for October 4...
2018 Councilors Challenge
The theme for the 2018 Councilors' Challenge is "A Showcase of Undergraduate Research in Plant Pathology," and the goal is to contribute to the mission of the APS Office of Education and the newly formed Undergraduate Task Force of recruiting and retaining top undergraduates in plant pathology. Find out more!
      
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SCIENCE
Editor's Pick - Phytopathology
Esker et al. provide insights about disease and foliar fungicide use in maize from the perspectives of crop advisors and growers across four midwestern states and address large-scale survey methodology and analysis. Open access for a limited time.
Editor's Pick - Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
Belowground Chemical Signaling and Plant–Microbe Interactions
Belowground chemical signaling plays a key role in root interactions with beneficial and parasitic microbes. Three papers in this issue by Lombardi et al.Feng et al., and Li et al. provide new insights from examining diverse plant–microbe combinations. Open access for a limited time.
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MEETING
ICPP2018 Photo Highlights
Check out dozens of photos documenting the historic International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP2018), from start to finish, in the latest issue of Phytopathology News!
Exhibit & Sponsor at Plant Health 2019
Put your company in front of more than 1,300 plant pathologists from universities, government agencies, and industries from across the globe! Learn more about table tops and sponsorship opportunities by connecting with Brianna Plank, Business Development Manager, at +1.651.994.3819 or bplank@scisoc.org.
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ENGAGE
Funding Opportunities
The Frank L. Howard Undergraduate Fellowship and the Raymond J. Tarleton Student Fellowship encourage undergraduate and graduate students to pursue careers in plant pathology. Submit your application by December 1.
French-Monar Latin American Award
The French-Monar Latin American Award provides financial support for a Latin American graduate student or early career plant pathologist to attend the APS Caribbean Division meeting or the Latin American Phytopathological Congress. Apply by December 1.
OIP Global Experience Program
The OIP has extended the deadline for free, 2-year trial APS memberships for new members in countries with developing economies. Application information is available online. Encourage your qualified colleagues to apply by October 29 at 5:00 p.m. CDT. (Preference will be given to those who applied by the original deadline of September 25.)
 
APS Awards and Honors
Find all you need to know about nominating people for APS awards and honors, including finding and advocating for a great nominee, writing a nomination statement, and more in the latest issue of Phytopathology News.
Renew Today!
Renew your membership and avoid having to remember at the end of the year. Take a few minutes now to enroll in Auto-Renew! It's easy and it keeps your membership active year after year.
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RESOURCES
October Phytopathology News
In the October issue of Phytopathology News, get a recap of ICPP2018, learn useful tips on building a good nomination package (APS awards and honor nominations are due November 1!), find out about APS Foundation awards and how students can apply, and more.
Cucumber Mosaic Virus
Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) has the broadest host range of any virus, affecting more than 1,000 host plants. Editors Peter Palukaitis and Fernando García-Arenal have compiled key findings dating back to 1916 in a single, comprehensive book: Cucumber Mosaic Virus. Preorder now! (Expected to ship in December)
Phytobiomes Journal
Fast, high-quality reviews; broad intended readership; open accessibility; and discounted page charges. Learn more about this groundbreaking, transdisciplinary journal.
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RECENT JOBS
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NEWS
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DEADLINES
November 1, 2018 — Nominations due for APS awards
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