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for March 7, 2019
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Abstract Submissions Now Open For Plant Health 2019
 
The abstract submission period for Plant Health 2019 will close soon. If you haven’t already submitted your work (or have a submission in process), now is the time to finalize your abstract so you can share your science at Plant Health 2019. Also remember that this year, all travel award submissions will be completed along with abstract submissions via the same form. All submissions must be completed by end of day, March 15, 2019.
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Zhang and colleagues show that in rice, preventing abscisic acid from closing stomata increases resistance to Xanthomonas pathogens, likely by decreasing water availability in the leaf interior. The authors’ research suggests that leaf water status plays an important role in resistance to pathogens and may indicate future targets for disease management.
 
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Over a 3-year period, researchers tested for common potato viruses on 500 leaf samples collected in potato fields in northeast China and found that as many as 38.4% were positive for Potato virus Y. Additional strain analysis revealed interesting variations in recombination event locations.
 
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Can You Identify this Pathogen?
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Cucumber Mosaic Virus
Essential Plant Pathology
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March 20-22, 2019 — Potomac Division Meeting
 
April 3-5, 2019 —  Northeastern Division Meeting
 
May 6-10, 2019 —  Caribbean Division Meeting
 
June 25-27, 2019 —  Pacific Division Meeting
 
August 3-7, 2019 — Plant Health 2019
 
 
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