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Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes Symposium white paper most read in Phytobiomes Journal

Posted: July 22, 2019

A team of researchers at Penn State, in collaboration with other universities and industry across the U.S. and Canada, published a white paper from the Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes Symposium held at University Park, PA, in June 2018. As of July 22, 2019, the paper is the most read paper in the APS journal Phytobiomes.
IMAGE: PENN STATE

IMAGE: PENN STATE

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – A team of researchers at Penn State, in collaboration with other universities and industry across the U.S. and Canada, published a white paper from the Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes Symposium held at University Park, PA, in June 2018. As of July 22, 2019, the paper is the most read paper in the APS journal Phytobiomes.

The paper, Manipulating Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes: Challenges and Opportunities, presents a series of perspectives on current and future phytobiome management as discussed at the symposium last year. Topics include various management considerations, including abiotic conditions, microorganisms, macroorganisms, and societal factors.

Penn State researchers who coauthored the paper are: 

  • Terrence H. Bell, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Kevin L. Hockett, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Mary Barbercheck, Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Mary Ann Bruns, Ecology, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
  • John E. Carlson, Ecosystem Science and Management, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Taejung Chung, Food Science, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Alyssa Collins, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Paul Esker, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Leland Glenna, Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Beth K. Gugino, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • María del Mar Jiménez-Gasco, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Jasna Kovac, Food Science, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Gretchen Kuldau, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Jessica Myrick, Film-Video and Media Studies, Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications
  • Kari Peter, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Maria Fernanda Vivanco Salazar, Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, College of Agricultural Sciences
  • Xiaoqing Tan, Food Science, College of Agricultural Sciences 

The white paper, as well as a complete list of coauthors, is available on the APS Publications website.