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​​​​​​​​Advancing the Science of Plant Pathology​​​

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Compendium of Turfgrass, 4th Ed

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New APS Council Members Elected

APS welcomes our newest Council members: Karen Garrett, University of Florida, who has been elected as incoming vice president and will serve as president for the 2024–2025 term, and Nicole Donofrio, University of Delaware, who has been elected and will serve as councilor-at-large for the 2022–2025 term. Thank you to everyone who voted!

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OPRO Board Opportunity for APS Graduate Student Members!

OPRO is seeking a graduate student member to join the board. As a graduate student OPRO board member you will have the opportunity to develop communication and leadership skills, represent the APS in public engagement events, and lead activities that contribute to the mission of the Office. Applications are due by Friday, August 19, 2022.

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Plant Health 2022 Virtual Sessions

Register for post-meeting webinars (open to all)!

Meeting attendees -- and non-attendees alike -- can continue their Plant Health learning experience with five virtual-only sessions from leading subject-matter experts that cover a range of diverse topics affecting plant pathologists today. Registration opens August 15.

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Plantopia Podcast Series​

Download and listen to new episodes!

Plantopia episodes are informative and entertaining, focusing on a wide range of topics that show how protecting plant healt​h can ensure a sustainable future for all of us.

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Advance the science of plant pathology and become an APS member today!

​​​Emerging Research

Environmentally Friendly Method Shows Promise in Control of Late Blight

"We showed, for the first time, that spray-induced gene silencing can control late blight," said Ramesh Vetukuri, a plant pathologist at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. "Our study is ​also the first to indicate that Phytophthora infestans sporangia can take up dsRNA from the surroundings and that it efficiently​ suppresses the expression of target genes."

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Expand Your Education on New and Upcoming T​opics with APS Webinars!

Webinars are free to APS members, as a benefit of membership, and are $49 for nonmembers. In addition, registrants and all APS members can access past ​webinars On-Demand unless otherwise noted.​

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