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2014-09-15 23:11:44

Today scientists with the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) joined with the American Phytopathological Society (APS) and the Entomological Society of America (ESA) to recognize the 50-year anniversary of the national Land-Grant University Pesticide Safety Education Program. Although the program has evolved over the past 50 years, it remains the focal point for pesticide safety education throughout the United States. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Today scientists with the...

2014-08-06 23:10:28

Scientific program features the connections between healthy plants and world food availability and security. St. Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Plant health scientists from around the globe will gather August 9–13 at the Joint Meeting of The American Phytopathological Society (APS) and The Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The 2014 APS-CPS Joint Meeting theme is “Plant Health Connections,” providing the...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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