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Department of Plant Pathology


2012 Archived News

Stripe Rust in Wheat - May 2012 -(OSU Extension, P. Paul) > Read more

Wheat Growers Watching Weather in Ohio as Crops Are Ahead Two Weeks and Could Result in Strong Yields or Diseased Fields (5-11-2012) > OSU Extension News

Miscellaneous Emergence Problems in Corn > CORN Newsletter

Powdery Mildew Diseases (5-3-2012) > Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine

Another Year of Heavy Sycamore Anthracnose (5-3-2012)
 Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine

Mowing Lawns (J. Rimelspach) >

Black rot control in grapes; Downy Mildew of Impatiens (N. Taylor); Fireblight on Callery PearFascinating Fungus (Dryad's Saddle)  > Disease Digest and more info on Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine BYGL

Brown Ring Patch/Waitea Patch > Turf Disease Updates

Dollar Spot Applications > Turf Disease Updates

It Moss be the Time of Year! > Turf Disease Updates

Corn flea beetle and Stewart's Leaf Blight (R. Hammond, P. Paul, P. Thomison, A. Michel)
Extension News

Ohio Corn Performance Test Sampled for Nematodes (P. Thomison)
Extension News

Nematodes in Corn Could Be a Growing Problem for Ohio Corn Yields (T. Niblack) Extension News

Seed Selection Key to Managing Disease, Achieving High Yield (A. Dorrance) > Extension News

Thousand Cankers Coming? How to Spot Walnut Tree Killer  Extension News

Sports Turf Managers Fighting Bugs By Going Green > Extension News

Abnormal Corn Ears Poster Available > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-31

Thomas MitchellGenes in 'Bad' Fungi Could Lead to More Ethanol Production

Thomas K. Mitchell

> News release


Ohio State Offers New Master in Plant Health Management Degree

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In response to the growing demand for professionals with expertise and training to address emerging trends and issues in plant health, Ohio State University is offering a new Master in Plant Health Management (MPHM) graduate degree.
> News release 2/09/2012

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Phytopathology News (M. Ivey)

Working with Permitted Plant Pathogens, Insect Vectors, Nematodes, Human Pathogens and Recombinant Microorganisms in Plant Pathology, Selby Hall APHIS Facility 234

> Plant Pathology Series No. 137 (pdf)

OARDC Names Annual Conference Poster Winners

PhD Students: Second place: Jinnan Hu, "Genomic Characterization of the Conditionally Dispensable Chromosome in Alternaria arborescens Provides Evidence for Horizontal Gene Transfer"; Thomas Mitchell, advisor.

Postdoctoral researchers, First place: Sourav Chakraborty, "Evaluation of the Fluorometric Probes Dichlorofluorescein (DCFH) and Amplex Red for Quantitation of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in Plants"; Pierluigi Bonello, advisor.
Second place: Sunjeong Park, "Bacteria and Algal Cell Ratio Modification in Algae Based Biofertilizer and Enhanced Effect on Wheat Growth Promotion"; Brian McSpadden Gardener, advisor.

> News release

Wheat Growers Need to Prepare For Foliar Fungicide Application As Wheat Growth in Ohio Is Ahead Two Weeks (P. Paul) > Extension News

Black rot control in grapes; Downy Mildew of Impatiens (N. Taylor); Fireblight on Callery Pear; Fascinating Fungus (Dryad's Saddle)  > Disease Digest and more info on Buckeye Yard and Garden onLine BYGL

Feb. 27 - CAPS Morning Gathering: Biofuels and Sustainable Energy Practices.  Ohio Union (Senate Chamber) and video-linked to Wooster (Room 130 Research Services Building, OARDC).  This is the first in a series of quasrterly scientific presentations covering topics related to the four CAPS strategic areas.  More info > CAPS Morning Gatherings

Ohio State Agronomic Crops Team Offers Soybean School > Extension News

Soybean Disease ID Workshop First of Several to be Held This year > Extension News

Field Crops Program Scheduled For Feb. 9, 14 in NW Ohio > Extension News

01/15/2012 - Columbus Dispatch article featuring work of P. Bonello and D. Herms  > Better ash

Plant Disease publication by Jorge David Salgado, Matthew Wallhead, Pierce Paul and Laurence Madden was selected as the Editor's Pick for November 2011 - Grain Harvesting Strategies to Minimize Grain Quality Losses Due to Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat. Plant Disease 2011 95(11):1448-1457.

The 2011 Wheat Scab Field Survey: Fungicide Treatment at Flowering and Variety Resistance Played a Major Role > A. Kriss, P. Paul, D. Mills > C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011-22

Video Contest entry - American Phytopathological Society
Learning About Koch's Postulates: Identifying the Cause of an Unknown Disease

American Phytopathological Society > YouTube Channel