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Pierce Paul

WOOSTER, Ohio — A wheat expert from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University has created a series of YouTube videos that demonstrate how growers can identify the various growth stages of wheat crops.

New York Times article teatures the work of Caterina Villari et al. from their publication: Progress and gaps in understanding mechanisms of ash tree resistance to emerald ash borer, a model for wood-boring insects that kill angiosperms by Caterina Villari, Daniel A. Herms, Justin G. A. Whitehill, Don Cipollini and Pierluigi Bonello, New Phytologist, 13 AUG 2015.

Jason Slot

Columbus Dispatch - July 5, 2015 - As rain continues to fall across central Ohio, wet and weary residents likely have noticed something growing in the tall grass in their yards. Mushrooms are popping up everywhere — under backyard decks, on tree trunks, along curbs. You might see patches of them or just a solo cap. Where do they come from? You’ve got to dig deep for the answer. They lurk there underground, just below the surface, waiting for the right conditions to sprout.

by Madeline Fisher in CSA News.  Before Fernando Miguez began running experiments as a University of Illinois master’s student, like any good scientist he dove first into the research literature. His subject was the effect of winter cover crops on summer corn yields, and by the time Miguez entered grad school, a healthy body of work already existed. So, he sat down to review a stack of studies, thinking, naturally enough, that he’d soon hit upon a knowledge gap to target in his trials.

Current search in progress > Fruit Crop Pathologist, Assistant Professor, tenure-track, 9-month appointment 10% teaching, 40% research, 50% extension, to be located in the Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster > plantpath.osu.edu/search

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