July 2019, Volume 53, Issue 7
Join these exciting speakers at Plant Health 2019 in Cleveland! Register for the meeting, plan your trip, and check out the rest of the program online!
APS would like to welcome our newest council members: Amy Charkowski, Colorado State University, Fort Collins (CSU), and David Gent, UDSA–ARS.
APS Council met in retreat in Birmingham from April 29 to May 1.
For the first time, APS will produce four focus issues in a single year.
This year, the exhibit hall has a new floor plan design and new name—Plant Health Hub. The new open layout is constructed to create more connection between attendees, exhibitors, and APS leadership.
For the second year in APS’s 3-year Family Friendly history, the team has produced a patch for our younger members (but suitable for all ages!) to help them remember some of their first steps into science.
Sponsored by the Office of Public Relations and Outreach (OPRO), the Pitch120 workshop will be held at Plant Health 2019
The original Coordinated Framework was established more than 30 years ago in 1986. A recent update in 2017 called for a review of FDA and USDA–APHIS oversight in light of the availability of new techniques such as gene/genome editing and increased interest in the sustainability of agriculture.
The 78th Annual Meeting of the APS Northeastern Division was held in State College, Pennsylvania, on April 3–5, 2019.
The Southern Division (SD) of The American Phytopathological Society held its 96th annual meeting February 7–9, 2019, in Gainesville, Florida.
The APS Foundation is excited to announce the names of 65 individuals who received awards from the APS Foundation in 2019.
David Gadoury, APS Foundation Board of Directors Chair, writes about his mother's impressions and wisdom.
AmazonSmile is a program in which Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases by a registered user to a charity of his or her choice. APS Foundation is now registered on AmazonSmile as “American Phytopathological Society Inc”.
Thank you to individuals who have donated to the APS Foundation over the past year, and to those who have made significant lifetime donations.
The APS Foundation plans to double the total endowment in 3 years. To do that, contributions need to increase by 10-fold.
A One-to-One session offers a low-pressure opportunity for people attending the meeting to have friendly conversations with a distinguished expert for 15 minutes.
Rachidatou Sikirou is a Beninese scientist. Since 2009, she has been director of the Laboratory of Crop Protection of INRAB and since 2016, the director of the Agricultural Research Center of Agonkanmey.
The Grad Student Spotlight highlights a member of APS's Graduate Student Committee.
Each month, APS Foundation highlights its exceptional supporters.
Although the actual cause and effect stemmed from a myriad of factors—including bigotry against the Irish people, bureaucratic obstacles, and poor political and governmental decisions—the famine was driven in large part by the devastating potato disease late blight, caused by Phytophthora infestans.
Catch up on the latest news and accomplishments from your fellow APS members!
Check out the latest research highlights in the field of plant pathology.