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Mushrooms and Macrofungi of Ohio and the Midwestern States: A Resource Handbook

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Slot Awarded Grant to Study Deadly Bat Fungus

Jason Slot and Hannah Reynolds were awarded a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services grant to study potential biocontrol agents of the white nose fungus causing massive die-offs of bats in the northeastern U.S. > More info

Ohio State Continues Corn Nematode Survey

Researchers fwill again be sampling corn fields in Ohio for nematodes. Pierce Paul, Abasola Simon and Anne Rugh > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2014-16

High School Student On International Stage

Srinath Seshadri received several honors and awards for his project, "Ethanol production through biological pretreatment of Miscanthus sinensis using Pleurotus ostreatus."  Seshadri was mentored by Thomas K. Mitchell, associate professor in the Department of Plant Pathology. > Read more

Anna Testen Awarded International Borlaug Fellow Grant
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Anna Testen, Ph.D. student in plant pathology at The Ohio State University, was awarded a research grant from the U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security program, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to help support her doctoral research in Tanzania > Read more

Sally Miller Travels to Senegal to Teach About Invasive Species Threatening Crops

Sally Miller, a plant pathologist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, will be speaking May 12-15 in Senegal at a workshop on invasive species in the tropics.> Read more

Turf Tips by Joe Rimselpach, April 2014
Joe Rimelspach

Ohio Turfgrass Foundation
> YouTube video

May 5: Spring Symposium, First Year Grad Student Proposals

203 Selby/Wooster videolinked to 447 Kottman
> Schedule of Presentations

CFAES Recognition Banquet

John Schoenhals, Elizabeth Roche, Mike Ellis and Thomas K. Mitchell were among the awardees at the CFAES Recognition Banquet, April 17 > Read more

Will It Live or Die? Researchers Develop Biomarkers to Manage Impact of Sudden Oak Death

Ohio State University researchers have developed a way to predict the resistance or susceptibility of trees to sudden oak death disease, providing forest managers with the first effective method to manage trees in infested natural areas and in adjoining areas where the disease is expected in the future.
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