April 2021, Volume 55, Issue 4
The Committee for Diversity and Equality (CDE) has been renamed the Committee for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CDEI). CDEI is a very active committee that continually seeks to increase the diversity, equity, and inclusion of all members and APS leadership roles.
Sheng-Yang He's Plant Health 2021 Online Keynote Address, “Plant-Pathogen Warfare under Changing Climate Conditions," will challenge attendees to think about their research and how it fits into the future of agriculture. You won't want to miss this address! Tune in on Monday, August 2.
APS Treasurer Lawrence Datnoff reports on the audited summary of APS finances for FY2020 and discusses APS's strategic plans.
“OPRO meets…" is a series featuring outreach activities and events. Meet Alyssa Koehler, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware, and learn about the Plant Pathology Private Eye Workshop for K-12 students.
Applications are being accepted through April 15 for several awards. Review the criteria for each award and submit your online application today!
The APS PPB is committed to developing future leaders to engage in science policy related to agricultural science and matters of interest to APS. Through the PPB Early Career internship program, interns experience many sides of policy making. Apply by May 15.
Make things happen—explore leadership opportunities and engage in APS.
Meet two of the amazing people who support the APS Foundation. Learn more about who they are and why they give their time and resources to support others.
Get to know our featured graduate student of the month!
For each issue of Phytopathology News, the APS Graduate Student Committee chooses a graduate student to be featured in a spotlight article. Submit your application for consideration!
Bacterial wilt of alfalfa was first noted in Nebraska, Kansas, Wisconsin, and Illinois. By 1926, it had been reported from every major alfalfa-producing state. Development of resistant varieties has almost completely eliminated the disease as a threat to production.
Soybean Rust: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic in Brazil, written by José Tadashi Yorinori, is now available in the APS PRESS bookstore. It is recommended for both experienced and novice plant pathologists.
The latest volume of Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR) is now available.
To help professionals remain abreast of ever-evolving technologies, the Mid-Career Task Force is hosting a series of webinars and seeking speaker nominations whose research techniques are on the forefront of science.
Awards, Career Developments, Degrees, In Memoriam Notices, and Workshops