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February 23, 2016

Historical and current view of mushroom science that Penn State's Research Matters posted on Feb. 19, 2016.

Dr. Cristina Rosa collecting samples in Cambodia
January 31, 2016

Dr. Cristina Rosa visits Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Nepal for IPM project sponsored by USAID.

January 28, 2016

Dept. of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Professor Wakar Uddin outlines advances in turfgrass disease research.

(L-R) Drs. Cristina Rosa and Justin Pita
January 19, 2016

Dr. Justin Pita introduced the West Africa Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) project to PPEM faculty and students in his January 2016 seminar.

December 22, 2015

In the Dec. 2015 issue of American Fruit Grower Dr. Kari Peter differentiates bacterial spot and copper injury for peach and nectarine growers.

December 18, 2015

"Can you smell me now? Prospecting fungal semio-volatile organic compounds to enhance plant health" by Professor Seogchan Kang.

December 8, 2015

Every year new or more frequent potato disease outbreaks mean fresh problem solving and research for PPEM Research Associate Dr. Xinshun Qu.

October 23, 2015

Anita Behari, Ph.D. student in Dr. Gretchen Kuldau's lab, details her summer research collaboration at the University of Missouri.

Cape Point at the Cape of Good Hope
September 11, 2015

Dr. Beth Gugino's inaugural visit to South Africa included her keynote speech at the 25th Annual Soil-borne Disease Symposium in Stellenbosch, tours of several crop production fields in the Western Cape province, and breathtaking beauty.

September 1, 2015

Scott Isard received an award from the USDA AFRI Food Security Challenge Area for the Integrated Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (iPiPE).

Dr. Jiménez Gasco (6th from right)
July 23, 2015

María del Mar Jiménez Gasco, Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, presented an invited talk in Skukuza, South Africa, for the Common Bean Disease Workshop on Angular Leaf Spot and Root Rots.

March 5, 2015

PPEM congratulates former postdoc Kabin Xie, Ph.D. student Bastian Minkenberg, and Associate Professor Yinong Yang for their publication in PNAS documenting an innovative method to improve genome editing technology.