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November 18, 2020

This fall, the Plant Pathology Graduate Student Organization (GSO) hosted a window decorating competition for all residents of the Advanced Teaching & Research Building (ATRB).

October 29, 2020

Dr. Silvina Arias and Dr. Charles Block have received a $38,882 grant from the American Seed Trade Association’s Seed Science Foundation (SSF) to develop a test that will differentiate between two closely-related corn bacteria. 

October 28, 2020

Dr. Forrest Weston Nutter, Jr. 1953 - 2020

October 23, 2020

With the help of communications firm MorganMyers, the SCN Coalition instead created “Let’s Talk ‘Todes,” a virtual event with a collection of videos that can be viewed on the SCN Coalition’s website.

October 23, 2020

“Temporal Control of Immunity to Powdery Mildew in Barley”

New 3-year $815,500 grant awarded to Roger Wise, Nancy Boury, and Nick Peters from the joint NIFA/NSF Plant-Biotic Interactions (PBI) program

June 01, 2020

Our department is filled with many great faculty and staff, who we love to recognize for their achievments. 

May 01, 2020

“The society grants this honor to a current APS member in recognition of distinguished contributions to plant pathology or to The American Phytopathological Society. Fellow recognition is based on significant contributions in one or more of the following areas: original research, teaching, administration, professional and public service, and/or extension and outreach.” – American Phytopathological Society, 2020

We are fortunate to have many of our faculty recognized as Fellows within our department:

March 10, 2020

The Plant Pathology and Microbiology Department recently celebrated Dr. Thomas Baum's time as the department chair.  Faculty and students gathered for the occasion and enjoyed delicious cake and coffee.  Thank you again, Dr. Baum!

September 29, 2019

Iowa State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences recently hosted the U.S. Farm Report and AgriTalk's second annual college roadshow.  The U.S. Farm Report is a weekly syndicated television news program that focus on advancements and achievement in the realm of agriculture and agribusiness. 

June 21, 2019

Don't forget to take a look at the March and April combo edition of our Newsletter

March 27, 2019

Feel free to enjoy our January and February Newsletter bundle.

March 04, 2019

Valeria Velasquez-Zapata and Pulkit Kanodia were awarded the Brown Graduate Fellowship for 2019-2020. They are two of twelve students from across Iowa State University (ISU) to receive the award of $10,000 each.

January 14, 2019

Here is an overview of the PLPM 2018 Fall Semester Newsletter. Enjoy!

December 14, 2018

My favorite cases this year were redbud and peach trees, both had signs of winter injury, and two fungal pathogens were tagging along...

November 03, 2018

It's here! Take a look at our August-September 2018 Newsletter.
Be sure to visit our archives to view previous Months' newsletters

September 10, 2018

It's here! Take a look at our 2018 Summer Newsletter Review.
Be sure to visit our archives to view previous Months' newsletters

July 19, 2018

It's here! Take a look at our Spring 2018 Newsletter Review.
Be sure to visit our archives to view previous Months' newsletters

July 19, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Gleason, elected as incoming Vice-Presisdent, and Dr. Katherine Stevenson, elected as Councillor-at-large. These new officers will take their positions at the end of ICPP2018 in Boston. 

May 24, 2018

The following are highlights and updates about sample submissions for our different services (identification or Plant problem diagnosis from fruit, vegetables, and ornamentals), and questions recently received in the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic.

May 24, 2018

Farmers preparing for spring planting would do well to renew their commitment to managing soybean cyst nematodes, according to an Iowa State University plant pathologist, Dr. Greg Tylka.

May 24, 2018

A soybean rust video produced under the scientific and editorial guidance of Thomas Baum, Daren Mueller and Steven Whitham, plant pathology and microbiology, has been selected by the international World Media Festival jury to receive an Intermedia-Globe Silver Award.

April 27, 2018

The following are highlights and updates about samples and questions recently received in the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic. 

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