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Here's your News Capsule for December 20...
Plant Disease Has Record-Breaking Year!
Plant Disease published 2,672 pages in 2018—up more than 500 pages from 2017 and up almost 1,000 pages from 2013. Check out this comprehensive resource and look for upcoming issues.
      
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SCIENCE
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The United Nations General Assembly approved the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) today in Rome. An international plant health conference will be held in 2020, along with many other events. Learn more at the website of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization.
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In this review article, G. B. Pinto da Silva et al. take a thorough look at the current status of quantitative trait loci for resistance in wheat to this classic disease. Open access for a limited time.
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Hall et al. demonstrate that yeast, acetic acid bacteria, and fruit flies (but not filamentous fungi) are all required for the development of symptoms of grape sour rot. Open access for a limited time.
Meetings
MEETING
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We are excited to announce that poster presenters at the 2019 annual meeting will have the option to upload digital copies of their posters. The e-posters will be accessible through both the annual meeting app on your mobile device and a few e-poster viewing screens in the poster hall. Plant Health 2019 is leading attendees into the future! We'll see you at the meeting.
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ENGAGE
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The APS Office of International Programs (OIP), in cooperation with the APS Foundation, is offering an award to support travel to the APS Annual Meeting for early- and mid-career APS members native to and working in developing countries. Apply for this and other APS Foundation awards by February 15, 2019.
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APS extends a heartfelt thank-you to every member who has volunteered his or her time and energy to support the society and the field of plant pathology. If you haven't yet, join your colleagues and get involved today!
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RESOURCES
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More than 360 species of plants worldwide can be hosts of X. fastidiosa. Look for the latest research from a global group of experts in the January 2019 Focus Issue of Phytopathology.
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See the December issue of Greenhouse Management, which presents an interview with the authors and describes the new compendium as providing "everything growers need to know about pest and disease issues in bedding plants." Order this comprehensive resource now.
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