May 2021, Volume 55, Issue 5
Voting is open from May 5 through May 31, 2021. Eligible voting APS members will receive an electronic ballot. Read on to get to know the candidates: Niklaus Grünwald and Jeffrey B. Jones are running for vice president; Leonardo de la Fuente and Sydney Everhart are running for councilor-at-large.
Marin Talbot Brewer's Plant Health 2021 Online plenary talk, “Does Agricultural Use of Triazole Fungicides Contribute to Antifungal Resistance of Aspergillus fumigatus in Humans?" will offer insights into her ongoing research on the impacts of emerging disease threats to plants and people. Tune in on Monday, August 2.
The APS Foundation has named two award recipients for the inaugural Lafayette Frederick Diversity in Mentoring Award program: Corri Hamilton and Dr. Tiffany Lowe-Power. Both awardees will provide career guidance and networking opportunities to their mentees.
“OPRO meets…" is a series featuring outreach activities and events. Meet Melissa Molho, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky, and learn about her e-poster presentation at ComSciCon-Atlanta 2021.
The APS PPB has created a new Take Action Tool to help connect you with your representatives in government. Make your voice heard!
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 mosaic, caused by Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. tessellarius, was first identified in Nebraska wheat crops in 1976. By 1979, the disease had been documented in fields spread over a 500-mile range. By 1980 the disease disappeared.
The APS Publications Board has instituted awards recognizing exceptional research papers by graduate students published in each APS journal. Twenty-three graduate students are being honored for their research papers published in 2020.
The main USDA headquarters in Washington, DC, was illuminated in April as part of a global celebration of Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month and the UN International Year of Plant Health.
Awards, Career Developments, Degrees, In Memoriam Notices, and Workshops