1. 2015 Chadwick Spring Plant Sale

    May 7, 2015

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  2. May 6: Spring Symposium for First Year Graduate Student Proposals

    May 3, 2015

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  3. Support the Graduate Students at the Wooster Plant and Art Sale

    Apr 30, 2015

    Saturday, May  2,  2015
    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Location: Fisher Auditorium, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster OH  44691

    The Plant Pathology Graduate Students are selling tomato plant seedlings (herloom and disease-resistant varieties) and herbs for your garden.  They will also present information about local vegetable diseases, how to approach disease management in their garden and answer questions.  There will be posters and handouts available. Proceeds support professional development and travel. 

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  4. New Publication: SJ Debenport et al.

    Apr 23, 2015

    Debeport SJ, Assigbetse K, Bayalac R, Chapuis-Lardy L, Dick RP, McSpadden Gardener BB. 2015. Association of Shifting Populations in the Root Zone Microbiome of Millet with Enhanced Crop Productivity in the Sahel Region (Africa). Appl. Environ. Microbiol 81:8 2841-2851

  5. New Publication: Perturbation of Maize Phenylpropanoid Metabolism by an AvrE Family Type III Effector from Pantoea stewartii

    Mar 30, 2015

    Asselin JA, Lin J, Perez-Quintero AL, Gentzel I, Majerczak D, Opiyo SO, Zhao W, Paek SM, Kim MG, Coplin DL, Blakeslee JJ, Mackey D. 2015. Plant Physiol. 167(3):1117-35. doi: 10.1104/pp.114.253120

  6. New Publications: Plant Disease First Reports

    Mar 8, 2015

    Subedi, N., Testen, A.L., Baysal-Gurel, F., Miller, S.A. 2015. First report of black leaf mold of tomato caused by Pseudocercospora fuligena in Ohio. Plant Disease 99:285

    Testen, A.L., Nahson, J., Mamiro, D.P., Miller, S.A. 2015. First report of tomato pith necrosis caused by Pseudomonas cichorii in Tanzania. Accepted for publication Plant Disease

  7. C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2015-04

    Mar 5, 2015

    Naked Soybeans in Ohio? by Anne. Dorrance > Read more

  8. New Publication in PLOS Pathogens

    Feb 10, 2015

    Read news > The RhoGAP SPIN6 Associates with SPL11 and OsRac1 and Negatively Regulates Programmed Cell Death and Innate Immunity in Rice by Liu J, Park CH, He F, Nagano M, Wang M, Bellizzi M, Zhang K, Zeng X, Liu W, Ning Y, Kawano Y, Wang GL

  9. Brian McSpadden Gardener farewell reception

    Feb 9, 2015

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  10. Four putative constitutive resistance genes against the emerald ash borer found in Manchurian ash

    Jan 4, 2015

    The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an invasive wood-boring beetle that has killed millions of ash trees since its accidental introduction to North America.  All North American ash species (Fraxinus spp.) that emerald ash borer has encountered so far are susceptible, while an Asian species, Manchurian ash (F. mandshurica), which shares an evolutionary history with emerald ash borer, is resistant.  Phylogenetic evidence places North American black ash (F.