Latest American Phytopathological Society Stories

2010-01-28 14:30:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huanglongbing (HLB), or Citrus Greening Disease, a major threat native to Asia, has rapidly globalized in recent years, devastating citrus crops in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and other parts of the world. In December 2008, the international research community responded to this threat by inviting colleagues, regulatory agency representatives, and commercial industry leaders to Orlando, Florida, so they could exchange the latest...

2005-07-06 17:08:54

St. Paul, MN (July 6, 2005) - The way aquatic plants respond to plant disease and climate change may have applications for managing land-based agriculture, say plant pathologists with The American Phytopathological Society (APS). According to David Schmale III, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, many aquatic plants possess unique mechanisms of resistance to microbial attack. "Through further study, plant pathologists may be able to apply the novel mechanisms found in aquatic plants to...

2005-06-22 12:20:00

St. Paul, MN (June 22, 2005) - In response to the discovery of soybean rust in the U.S., plant pathologists are offering an opportunity to learn more about this disease at a symposium held during the annual meeting of The American Phytopathological Society (APS), July 30 "“ August 3, 2005 in Austin, TX. "This is the first year that farmers in the U.S. are facing soybean rust and we have a lot of questions that need to be resolved," said Vince Morton, soybean rust symposium organizer...

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