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Video - May 2012 - While most wheat statewide is at the early grain fill stage of development, growers should still scout carefully for stripe rust, as some farmers have reported finding the disease in their fields (OSU Extension, P. Paul)
> OSU Extension News

Jorge David Salgado was awarded the 2012 C.C. Allison Award for excellence in graduate research and service to the department.  Salgado is pictured (center) with Pierce Paul (right) and Larry Madden.

Fact Sheet2010 - Katelyn T. Willyerd, Pierce A. Paul, Peter Thomison and Dennis Mills were awarded a Certificate of Excellence in the Agronomy Society of America Educational Materials Awards Program for the OSU Extension fact sheet, available on Ohioline
> Gibberella Ear Rot and Mytotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing and Storage.

The fact sheet was recognized for superior quality in educational materials and programs in the category of Publications, less than 16 pages.


2010 - Maggie Ellis was awarded the 2010 C. C. Allison Award.

Photo, left to right: Anne Dorrance, Maggie Ellis and Pierce Paul

Alissa Kriss was awarded the OARDC Krauss Director's Award for Excellence in Research, which is awarded for best paper by a doctoral student in 2011.  The paper was also a Phytopathology's Editor's Pick in August 2010:

Kriss, Alissa B., Pierce A. Paul and Laurence V. Madden.  2010.  Relationship between yearly fluctuations in Fusarium Head Blight intensity and environmental variables: A window-pane analysis.  Phytopathology 100(8): 784-797.