Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology

Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology News

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Grant to support study on generalist microorganisms in agricultural systems
May 28, 2020
Terrence Bell, assistant professor of phytobiomes in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, recently received a $480,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to study generalist microorganisms in agricultural systems.
Bacterial leaf spot of lettuce causes dark lesions to form on leaves, thereby reducing product quality. IMAGE: CAROLEE BULL
Plant pathologists at Penn State to aid investigation into lettuce disease
May 28, 2020
Plant pathologists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences are lending their expertise to a multi-institutional research project designed to stop a destructive bacterial disease in lettuce.
Maria Gorgo-Gourovitch. IMAGE: PENN STATE
Three honored for commitment to diversity in College of Agricultural Sciences
May 18, 2020
Three individuals have received the Dr. William Henson Diversity Achievement Award from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, an honor that recognizes distinctive and outstanding teaching, research, extension or creative work that advances diversity in the college.
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Spring 2020 Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Graduates
May 15, 2020
Meet some of PPEM's 2020 Ph.D., M.S., Intercollege, and World Campus graduates, as well as undergraduates who minored in Plant Pathology and/or Mushroom Science and Technology or who worked in PPEM labs.